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An Occasional Hell (1996)

A former policeman-turned college professor of forensics, is asked by a widow to solve the murder of her unfaithful husband and the disappearance of his mistress who may have been linked to some drug dealers.

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When a married man is found murdered, and his girlfriend is missing, the police suspect the wife of the murdered man. The wife turns to a professor at college who is a medically disabled ex-cop to help clear her. Not wanting the job at first, he eventually does begin to investigate the crime while fighting the demons and the pain of his own life. The clues are scarce, but one clue is that the man was murdered with an unusual weapon - a musket. Written by Tony Fontana <tony.fontana@spacebbs.com>

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An unexplained death. An agonizing secret. An irresistible desire. See more »


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Rated R for strong sexuality, violence, language and some drug content | See all certifications »

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1 November 1996 (USA)  »

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Acosado por su pasado  »

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Cast contains the entire band Jump Little Children, in their only onscreen credits. See more »

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Dewalt's car changes color during the movie. See more »

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JINGLE BELLS
Written by James Pierpont (uncredited)
Arranged by Brian Gulland and Richard Harvey
Courtesy of Associated Production Music
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Valeria Golino makes the film
13 October 1999 | by See all my reviews

I've seen Valeria Golino in comedies, but till now not in such a film. In this film she shows what an allround actress can. I was deeply impressed by both of the players, Tom and Valeria. It's a pity that I didn't see the full length of the film, but it held me in my chair from the beginning to the end. My advice: See the movie.


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