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Guilty Conscience (1985)

Approved | | Crime, Drama, Mystery | TV Movie 2 April 1985
While an unfaithful criminal lawyer considers killing his wife, his spouse develops some schemes of her own.

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David Greene
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Complete credited cast:
Anthony Hopkins ... Arthur Jamison
Blythe Danner ... Louise Jamison
Swoosie Kurtz ... Jackie Willis
Donegan Smith Donegan Smith ... Arthur Jamison's Double
Wiley Harker Wiley Harker ... Older Man
Ruth Manning Ruth Manning ... Older Woman
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Criminal defense attorney Arthur Jamison wants to get a divorce from his wife Louise Jamison. He knows that the downside would be the hefty alimony payments his wife would receive from him. Instead of facing this monetary dilemma, he comes up with an imaginary alter ego to help him plan the perfect murder of his wife. Written by mts77

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 April 1985 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

San Francisco, California, USA

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Mono

Color:

Color

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1.33 : 1
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Louise Jamison: Ms. Willis - you're a very intelligent woman.
Jackie Willis: Nah - you just caught me on a good day.
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Quality of video and sound poor - movie good!
7 August 2006 | by judimcinnesSee all my reviews

This is a good movie, especially since I am a big Anthony Hopkins buff. I also like Blythe Danner, who plays his loving? wife. It's a fun, quirky and clever mystery with twists and turns. As Anthony Hopkiins makes plans for his future by planning the demise of his wife, he anticipates and participates, in his imagination, how he should perform in Court as he stands trial for murder.

There is a problem, however. I ordered a brand new, factory-sealed VHS by Quality Video and the sound and picture quality were dreadful and unwatchable! I re-ordered it on DVD and it was a little better, but the picture was dull and grainy. It is hard to believe that it is not possible to get a good quality picture and sound for this TV film.

What a shame... It's an interesting and clever movie!


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