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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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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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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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Excellent movie.
21 August 2011 | by greyghost007See all my reviews

Fisrstly let me start by saying My partner has MPD, or D.I.D(dissociative identity disorder) as it is now known. Shelly Long's portrayal of Truddi Chase was excellent. Her ability to portray the 'switches' associated with this condition was spot on. I see it daily in my own partner, and Shelly Long nailed this performance with brilliant acting. Unfortunately some people don't believe this condition exists, but i can tell you it is true and to live with someone who suffers this disorder is a nightmare in itself.To see the agony and torment they go thru just to 'function' on a daily basis is enough to tear your heart out. Excellent movie, brilliantly acted and the actions of her Doctor played by Tom Conti was excellent and well done. 10/10, 5 stars.


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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:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Runtime:

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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