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Sketch Artist (1992)

A sketch artist for the police helps a witness recall who she saw leaving the scene of a murder, and discovers that the person is his wife. Not willing to believe she was responsible, he ... See full summary »

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Phedon Papamichael

Writer:

Michael Angeli
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jeff Fahey ... Det. Jack Whitfield
Sean Young ... Rayanne Whitfield
Frank McRae ... Milon
Drew Barrymore ... Daisy
Tchéky Karyo ... Paul Korbel
James Tolkan ... Tonelli
Stacy Haiduk ... Claire
Charlotte Lewis ... Leese
Mark Boone Junior ... Sturges
Ric Young ... Jimmy
Belle Avery ... Krista
Robert Dubac ... Tommy
Colin Gilbert Colin Gilbert ... Cop
Karen Chase Karen Chase ... Bonnie
Phedon Papamichael ... Old Greek Man (as Phedon Papamichael Sr.)
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Storyline

A sketch artist for the police helps a witness recall who she saw leaving the scene of a murder, and discovers that the person is his wife. Not willing to believe she was responsible, he resketches the pictures so they don't look like her, and he begins his own investigation of the murder. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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A killer ... A witness ... And an artist who provides the police their only clue See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sexuality and language | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 June 1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Colors of Crime See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Connections

Followed by Sketch Artist II: Hands That See (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

IT'S UNHAPPY HOUR
Performed by David Morgan
Courtesy of Transisition Music
Written by Larry Brown
Published by Flyin' Folk (ASCAP), Pushy Publishing
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So-so.
1 May 2000 | by smatysiaSee all my reviews

Could have done a better film with this premise. The first two thirds of the movie, where it was much more of a psychological story was much better than the denouement where some small amount of action was attempted. Jeff Fahey's performance was consistently good. It's good to see an actor who doesn't look like such a pretty boy. Sean Young was good at the beginning, but by the end, she had given in to the script.


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