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Double Take (1997)

A writer gets caught up in something dangerous after witnessing a crime and identifying the supposed perpetrator in a line-up.

Director:

Mark L. Lester

Writers:

Edward Rugoff (as Ed Rugoff), Ralph Rugoff
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Craig Sheffer ... Connor McEwen
Brigitte Bako ... Nikki Capelli
Costas Mandylor ... Hector Stroessner / Ray Soldado
Dan Lett ... Detective Hardaway
Maurice Godin ... Fritz
Peter Keleghan ... Robert Mead
Heidi von Palleske ... Julie Hauser
Torri Higginson ... Peggy
Frank Pellegrino ... Frankie
Evan Sabba ... Osbourne
Victoria Snow ... Real Estate Lady
Vince Marino Vince Marino ... Antonio
Gerry Salsberg Gerry Salsberg ... Morrie
Jack Duffy Jack Duffy ... Judge
Damon D'Oliveira ... Raul
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Storyline

A writer witnesses a murder that may have been politically motivated involving Argentinian Nationals. After picking the man out of a line-up and persuasively testifying in court against him, the man is convicted. However, his girlfriend shows up and says the man is innocent and produces a picture of a young child which she says will be without a father. This leaves the writer with doubts and then when he sees another man who looks very much like the killer, he becomes more certain that he made a mistake. However, everything is not as it appears and the writer finds himself drawn into the murder and blackmail. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, language and sexuality | See all certifications »
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Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 February 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

I due volti dell'assassino See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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Simple Review about Simpler Movie !
14 March 2008 | by elshikh4See all my reviews

The music at the opening credits was so good and strong, the rest of the music wasn't.

The lead actress (Brigitte Bako) was so hot, her performance wasn't.

(Costas Mandylor) as a project for a movie star is fine, his career by any chance isn't !

(Craig Sheffer) is doing the usual, but his haircut here is the worst in all the history of movies ever !

The idea of the script was clever, the whole movie wasn't.

After a while I nearly forgot (Double Take), but the thing to not forget is the fact about it as not that entertaining !

P.S : I don't like (Franz Kafka) that much so I didn't like the quote from him at the movie : "Sex is the punishment for the happiness of being together" !!!, what kind of problems did Mr.Kafka have exactly?


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