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Reflections of Murder (1974)

The wife and mistress of the abusive headmaster of a boy's school plot and carry out his murder. They dump his body in the murky swimming pool at the school and await for it to surface. ... See full summary »

Director:

John Badham

Writers:

Carol Sobieski (teleplay by), Pierre Boileau (novel) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Tuesday Weld ... Vicky
Joan Hackett ... Claire Elliott
Sam Waterston ... Michael Elliott
Lucille Benson ... Mrs. Turner
Michael Lerner ... Jerry Steele
R.G. Armstrong ... Mr. Turner
Ed Bernard Ed Bernard ... Coroner
William Turner William Turner ... Mr. Griffiths
Lance Kerwin ... Chip
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sandra Coburn Sandra Coburn ... Woman
Rita Conde Rita Conde ... Maid
Sam Henriot Sam Henriot ... David
John Levin John Levin ... Keith
James A. Newcombe James A. Newcombe ... Peter
Don Sparks ... Photographer
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The wife and mistress of the abusive headmaster of a boy's school plot and carry out his murder. They dump his body in the murky swimming pool at the school and await for it to surface. After several days, some unusual circumstances point to clues that he is not dead after all. Written by Sooz <sumaree@inetnebr.com>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 November 1974 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Diabolique II See more »

Filming Locations:

Port Angeles, Washington, USA See more »

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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TV remake of the 1955 French film, Diabolique. See more »

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Version of La grande collection: Les démoniaques (1991) See more »

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Suspense At It's Very Best
17 December 1999 | by jamie-81See all my reviews

As a great admirer of the late Joan Hackett's work, I came across this film so I had to see it. The performances are outstanding. Sam Waterston is hateful and eerie, I cant believe it's the same man I watch on Law and Order. Tuesday Weld and Joan Hackett are riveting in their performances. The suspense never stops. For a film that was done in 1974 - it can hold up to any suspense film written today. I saw the original movie and it was quite good, but, the way John Badham directed this film, it tops all the other remakes, including the most recent with Sharon Stone and Isabelle Adjani.


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