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Marion Ravinel is trapped in an abusive spousal relationship. She forms a plan with her husband's former lover to kill him. However, the outcome turns out to be more than she planned on as ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Melissa Gilbert ... Marion Ravinel
Bruce Boxleitner ... Dr. Frank Ravinel
Kate Vernon ... Laura Morrell
Michael Boatman ... Sgt. Joe DuBois
Cicely Tyson ... Evangeline
John Henry Scott ... Nestor
Taylor Simpson Taylor Simpson ... Nikki
Sally Birdsong Sally Birdsong ... Mrs. Daniels
Silas Cooper ... Dr. Rossman
Joe Chrest ... Batist
Michael Audley Michael Audley ... Vincent
Kris Shaw Kris Shaw ... Priest
Graham Timbes Graham Timbes ... Daniel Thorpe
Stocker Fontelieu Stocker Fontelieu ... Clerk
Jerry Leggio ... Deputy Coroner
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Marion Ravinel is trapped in an abusive spousal relationship. She forms a plan with her husband's former lover to kill him. However, the outcome turns out to be more than she planned on as she begins to believe that her husband has come back from the dead to get her. Written by Anonymous

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USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 November 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Conspiracy of Terror See more »

Filming Locations:

Louisiana, USA See more »

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Diabolique ripoff
6 September 2004 | by blanche-2See all my reviews

The big screen and television never tire of recycling the plot of the classic French film, Le Diabolique. This is the second (at least) TV movie based on the Diabolique plot, the other that I know of being Reflections of Murder with Tuesday Weld and Joan Hackett from some years ago. Diabolique was remade as a feature film with Sharon Stone and the gorgeous Isabelle Adjani in the early '90s.

In this version, the school has been changed to a medical clinic and there's some voodoo thrown in for good measure.

If you haven't seen any of the other movies, you will find the story intriguing. If you have, you may still find it interesting. After all, this is one of the classic stories of all time. But see the original, which stars Simone Signoret. I saw a rotten print of it and loved it anyway.


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