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In the Company of Darkness (1993)

After young policewoman Gina Pulasky succeeds in handling a domestic fight particularly well, she's added to a small team of detectives assigned to a case of gruesome child killings. She ... See full summary »

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David Anspaugh

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John Leekley
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Helen Hunt ... Gina Pulasky
Steven Weber ... Kyle Timler
Jeff Fahey ... Will McCaid
Juan Ramírez Juan Ramírez ... Roy Muchado
Margaret Travolta ... Dr. Kohanek
Dan Conway ... Chief Cheney
Annabel Armour ... Distraught Wife
Mike Bacarella ... Manager
Julie Brams Julie Brams ... Gracie
Marilyn Dodds Frank Marilyn Dodds Frank ... Sasha's Mother
Danny Goldring ... Timmy's Father
Irma P. Hall ... Apartment Manager
Don James Don James ... Second Cop
Kim Klutznick Kim Klutznick ... Sasha
Tony Mockus Jr. Tony Mockus Jr. ... Drunk Husband
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After young policewoman Gina Pulasky succeeds in handling a domestic fight particularly well, she's added to a small team of detectives assigned to a case of gruesome child killings. She proves herself to be a worthwhile reinforcement by tracking down the prime suspect, a disturbingly smart young man named Kyle Timler. Much to the horror of her team mate and lover Will McCaid, Pulasky goes undercover to infiltrate in Timler's life and trying to get as close to him as necessary to make him confess his crimes without even noticing it. A dangerous mission involving a process of growing identification with the killer, something that doesn't leave Pulasky unscathed. Written by Swie Tio <sweet_t@dds.nl>

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 January 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A halál arca See more »

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Stereo

Color:

Color

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1.33 : 1
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Based on real-life murderer, Jon Dunkle. See more »

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Cop goes undercover to catch a killer
23 April 2002 | by helpless_dancerSee all my reviews

When a small town is threatened by a child killer, a lady police officer goes after him by pretending to be his friend. As she becomes more and more emotionally involved with the murderer her psyche begins to take a beating causing her to lose focus on the job of catching the criminal. Not a film of high voltage excitement, but solid police work and a good depiction of the faulty mind of a psychotic loser.


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