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Cries Unheard: The Donna Yaklich Story (1994)

Hooked on steroids and unable to control his bursts of sudden rage, a police officer keeps his wife under his thumb and routinely abuses her behind the closed doors of their house.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Donna Yaklich
... Dennis Yaklich
... Patty Yaklich
... Denny Yaklich - age 18
... Susie
... Denny Yaklich - age 5
Ramsay Midwood ... Eddie Greenwell
... Charlie Greenwell
... Jerry
David Byron ... Mike
Rosanna Huffman
David Cromwell
Tom Nibley
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Donna Yaklich meets Dennis the policeman and thinks she might have found a good relationship. But Dennis is obsessed with weight-lifting and uses steroids, which make him aggressive and abusive. Getting out of the relationship isn't easy as Dennis isn't willing to let her go, and Donna's options are narrowed down to one remaining alternative. Written by Lars Skogan

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1 February 1994 (USA)  »

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Victim of Rage  »

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In the movie, Dennis is depicted as having only a stepdaughter from his previous marriage. In real life, Dennis had 3 stepchildren and a daughter of his own from his previous marriage. See more »

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Dennis Yaklich: [after being forced home from escaping] Do you know how bad I want to kill you?
Donna Yaklich: Yes, I do.
Dennis Yaklich: If you ever try and take my son away from me again, I'm gonna cut your sister Susie's throat and make you watch.
[Donna cries]
Dennis Yaklich: [goes closer to her] And you know what I'm gonna do to you, huh?
Donna Yaklich: No, what are you gonna do?
Dennis Yaklich: [whispers] I'm gonna slice you up and bury the pieces of you all over the Rockies. And guess what?
Donna Yaklich: [cries harder] What?
Dennis Yaklich: I'll get away with it.
Donna Yaklich: It wouldn't be the first time, would it?
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lies
22 September 2017 | by See all my reviews

If you want to watch a fictional movie then fine. if you think it has any relationship to the truth it doesn't. IT is filled with lies. No steroids were ever found to have been used by the husband/ she forged checks and ruined him financially/had multiple affairs and lied throughout. If they want to play this as fiction fine but lies pretending to be truth is deplorable. ASk the children of this poor guy about how wonderful or supposedly abused this killer was


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