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In the Blink of an Eye (1996)

Hamel portrays director Dickoff who suspends her career in order to help a friend who's been in prison for quite some time in connection with a murder.

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Micki Dickoff
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Veronica Hamel ... Micki Dickoff
Mimi Rogers ... Sonia Jacobs
Carlos Gómez ... Jose Quinon (as Carlos Gomez)
Jeffrey Dean Morgan ... Jessie
Brian Markinson ... Satz
Mary Mara ... Christie
Judith-Marie Bergan
Denise Richards ... Tina Jacobs
Keith Brunsmann Keith Brunsmann ... Walter Rhodes
T.J. Lowther ... Young Eric
Dan Diliberto Dan Diliberto ... (as Daniel DiLiberto)
Polly Bergen ... Murial
Paul Abbott Paul Abbott ... Jeremy
Geoffrey Bennett Geoffrey Bennett ... Reporter
J. Scott Bronson J. Scott Bronson ... Red Head Deputy
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Hamel portrays director Dickoff who suspends her career in order to help a friend who's been in prison for quite some time in connection with a murder. Written by Hans Arentsen <arent@iname.com>

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Biography | Crime | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 March 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Amiche per la vita See more »

Filming Locations:

Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Reporter: Sonia, will you beg for mercy?
Sonia Jacobs: I don't want mercy, I wanted justice. That's all!
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A couple of gripes
29 May 2006 | by Thorne1966See all my reviews

Weirdly enough, for a time i was married into this family (Sonia Jacobs is my former mother-in-law), and was privy to many of the goings-on during the time of Ms. Jacobs incarceration, appeal, and subsequent release. Overall, i thought this project was well-done, although moved a little slow in spots.

My only real gripes are with a couple of the production details.

1.)The majority of this story takes place in south Florida, which is where the police officers were killed, and where Ms. Jacobs was incarcerated. Why do i see mountains in the background? Did the Rockies go on vacation?

2.) The shots of Sonia interacting with her cell mate were warm and fuzzy, but the cells at the facility she was in at that time looked nothing like that... in fact, they more closely resembled dorm-rooms. No bars, no bolted-to-the-wall bunks.

Sorry if this is perceived as nit-picking, but i hate blatant gaffs/inaccuracies in 'true story' films, especially when i see it so glaringly.


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