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An Officer and a Murderer (2012)

TV Movie  -   -  Crime | Drama  -  21 July 2012 (USA)
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The riveting film is based on the true story of a powerful and respected military officer who committed numerous brutal crimes and was eventually brought down by a tenacious small town police detective.

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Colonel Russell Williams
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Detective Jennifer Dobson
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Detective Nick Gallagher
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Mary Elizabeth Harriman
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Captain Catherine Novak
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Beth Pelway (as Zoe De Grand'Maison)
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Charlie Straw (as Dave Ferry)
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Jessica Lloyd
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Gwen Pelway
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Major Ken Lee
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Robert Lloyd
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Minister Shaw
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The riveting film is based on the true story of a powerful and respected military officer who committed numerous brutal crimes and was eventually brought down by a tenacious small town police detective.

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Gary Cole plays Col. Russell Williams, a military man convicted of murder in 2010. Cole played Captain/Doctor Jeffrey MacDonald in the 1984 TV movie 'Fatal Vision' based on the book of the same name by Joe McGinniss. MacDonald was also a (former) military man convicted of murder. MacDonald killed his wife and two daughters in February of 1970. See more »

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Effectively told true story
12 July 2014 | by (Norway) – See all my reviews

The title says it all. There's no mystery here in who's doing it, breaking into houses stealing underwear and dildos, at the same time as he is living a perfect life and is just appointed the main boss at an important military establishment.

The mystery is how a well respected man can be such an offender. Well, he's not the first, and will not be the last, seemingly living a perfect life, but not able to control his sick sexual urges.

This Canadian movie, directed by Norma Bailey has Gary Cole in the main role, and he is doing a great job as always. As is the rest of the cast, though that's not a shock, as Canadians are very good at making films with true and realistic acting.

Well worth a watch!


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