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The Hawk (1993)

Housewife Annie Marsh suspects her husband might be The Hawk, a brutal serial killer. Complicating matters is the fact that she once was incarcerated in a psychiatric hospital. When she ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Daryl Webster ... Woman Driver
Thomas Taplin ... Boy in Car
Joshua Taplin ... Boy in Car
... Sergeant Streete
... Chief Inspector Daybury
... WPC Clarke
Marie Hamer ... Jackie Marsh
... Annie Marsh
Christopher Madin ... Matthew Marsh
... Stephen Marsh
... Mrs. Marsh
... Ken Marsh
... Norma
... Mrs. Crowther
... John
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Housewife Annie Marsh suspects her husband might be The Hawk, a brutal serial killer. Complicating matters is the fact that she once was incarcerated in a psychiatric hospital. When she discovers she does not have the happy marriage she always believed and begins to piece together the times and dates of her husband's frequent absences, her fears begin to take hold, and her sanity deteriorates. Written by Winona Kent

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Drama | Thriller

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Rated R for language and terror | See all certifications »
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10 December 1993 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Der Falke des Schreckens  »

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1.66 : 1
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[repeated line]
Annie Marsh: Stephen... Stephen... STEPHEN
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Featured in Screen Two: The Hawk (1995) See more »

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LOVE IS FOR SALE
Composed by Paul A. Campbell
Copyright B.D.M. Music Ltd.
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Dull
16 February 2007 | by See all my reviews

A tedious thriller which feels a lot longer than its 88 minutes. Mirren's performance as is solid as you'd expect, but that really isn't quite enough and it's hard to see why this was a film as opposed to a one off TV-drama. I suppose there is something to be said for the fact the film really only let's us experience Mirren's character's perspective and the fact that the audience is kept guessing for much of the movie, but really you can't help feel this could have been a lot better. Compare it to an episode of Cracker or Prime Suspect, and it's nowhere near as dark and brooding as it likes to think it is, and nowhere near as dark and brooding as we know British drama can achieve.


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