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Voices Within: The Lives of Truddi Chase (1990)

A woman who suffers from multiple personality disorder is found during therapy to have suffered child abuse in this fact-based story.

Director:

Lamont Johnson

Writers:

Truddi Chase (autobiography The Troops for Truddi Chase), E. Jack Neuman
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Cast

Credited cast:
Shelley Long ... Truddi Chase
Tom Conti ... Doctor 'Stanley' Phillips
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tiffany Ballenger Tiffany Ballenger ... Truddi at 8
Jon Beshara Jon Beshara ... Police
Val Bettin ... Playwright
Kelly Brookman Kelly Brookman ... Page at 8
Irina Cashen Irina Cashen ... Truddi at 6
Carl Ciarfalio ... Colin
Marian Collier ... Operator
Frank Converse ... Peter Morgan
Robert Costanzo
Manuel DePina Manuel DePina ... Barkeep
Brendan Dillon ... Shannon
Dale Dunham Dale Dunham ... Manager
Susan Eisenberg ... Stewardess
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Storyline

The story of a woman with multiple personalities. Her abused childhood fragmented her psyche into her "army" of 22 separate personalities. By the time her therapy has finished it is revealed that 70 more are within her struggling to break free. Written by Steve Crook <steve@brainstorm.co.uk>

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Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 May 1990 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

La femme blessée See more »

Filming Locations:

California, USA See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (shortened)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Goofs

While fighting with Truddi, Norman threatens to fly to Scotland to "dig up Robert Lewis Stevenson." But Robert Lewis Stevenson died and was buried in Samoa. See more »

Quotes

Truddi Chase: [an unnamed identity referring to Trudi] She's gone, Stanley. She's gone.
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Alternate Versions

Also released as a truncated 107 minute "movie" version. See more »

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How to kill an interesting,fascinating an sadly based on a true story film with lousy directions and REALLY bad acting
12 April 2004 | by CahillaSee all my reviews

This is the sad story about Truddi Chase's life, a story who should be treated whit respect! How in earth could they put Shelley Long (Cheers) in that role, she could not handle it and it made the film boring and annoying because of her lack of talent! I wish that someone would remake this film, the role of Truddi Chase would be perfect for Joanna Kerns (Captive, Shattering the silence)

The only reason to watch this movie is because of the story, but i would rather wait until they have re-filmed it, so its possible to truly follow Truddi's life and not have a constant need to strangle Shelley Long.


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