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Victim of Love (1991)

A psychiatrist (Williams) and her patient (Madsen) are involved with the same man, who may or may not be a murderer.

Director:

Jerry London

Writers:

James Desmarais (as James J. Desmarais), Alison Rosenfeld Desmarais
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Pierce Brosnan ... Paul Tomlinson
JoBeth Williams ... Tess Palmer
Virginia Madsen ... Carla Simmons
Georgia Brown ... Emma
Murphy Cross ... Roz
Ruben Pla ... Carousel Attendant
Yuri Ogawa Yuri Ogawa ... Japanese Waitress
Gary Bolen Gary Bolen ... Malibu Sheriff
Terry Kohl Terry Kohl ... Fireman
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Carla Simmons is a disturbed suicidal young woman, who can't get over her deceitful ex boyfriend. Tess Palmer is her therapist and she's truly worried about Carla's mental state and wants to help her in any way she can. One evening at a party, Tess meats Paul Tomlinson, a charming swab widowed professor with clear interest in her. They become lovers and Tess couldn't be happier. However, during one of her sessions with Carla, she realizes in shock that Carla's ex is her Paul. This is especially worrisome, since Carla claims that Paul's wife's death was no accident. Who should she trust?

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 May 1991 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Raw Heat See more »

Filming Locations:

Malibu, California, USA See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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Sorry, but this one sucks!
5 August 2004 | by Keno27See all my reviews

This movie was really bad. Anyone who voted a 10 one this one either owns stock in the movie, or has a severe head injury. It was so slow and plodding I could barely sit through it.

The acting is even bad, it's hard to break this film down into what works and what doesn't because all of it doesn't work! Brosnan plays a creepy character and I guess there could be a surprise or two, but the movie plods so badly that it is hindered by it.

Hitchcock is nowhere to be found. The best non-Hitchcock film is Charade. Check it out, but forget this one. I paid $5.50 for it on DVD and I feel like I've been robbed!


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