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A Killing Affair (1986)

The story of a widow (in West Virginia) who takes in a drifter who she believes killed her husband. She begins to fall for him but cannot be sure if she should trust him.

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... Baston Morris
... Maggie Gresham
... Sheb Sheppard
... Pink Gresham
Rhetta Hughes ... Vinia
... Bessie Gresham
Richard Westrick ... Warren Gresham
Trevor Jackson ... Eldridge
Susie Hall ... Blanche
Sandi Brannon ... Sara
... Stillwell
Joel Simon ... First Man at Mill
Edward Potter Haggard ... Second Man at Mill
Curt Walters ... Sherrif of Parrish
Mert Hatfield ... Sheriff of Oakman
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The story of a widow (in West Virginia) who takes in a drifter who she believes killed her husband. She begins to fall for him but cannot be sure if she should trust him. Written by Scott Lane <rslane@ix.netcom.com>

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The dogs of hell walk the earth and the Devil strides beside [video cover]

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Not exactly an island paradise ..............
19 January 2010 | by See all my reviews

With a vicious and unpredictable wild dog pack running loose, and a killer in her house, Kathy Baker is trapped on an island, and in one terrific predicament. To complicate matters, it was her abusive husband who Peter Weller killed. The setting for this steamy psychological thriller is 1943 rural West Virginia, and everything is well depicted, and seems quite authentic. Adding to the realism is interesting music and sound effects. The acting and accents are top notch, and the script has several twists and turns, along with a few short flashbacks that tie things together. Eventually the past catches up with all the characters, and the conclusion is totally acceptable. - MERK


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