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Sleeping with the Devil (1997)

TV-PG | | Drama, Thriller | TV Movie 22 April 1997
Moving Drama about a women (Shannen Doherty) recovering from a domestic violence relationship, only her former partner still wants her - even if it means killing her.

Director:

William A. Graham

Writers:

Suzanne Finstad (book), Ellen Weston (teleplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Shannen Doherty ... Rebecca Dubrovich
Tim Matheson ... Dick Strang
Bonnie Bartlett ... Stasha Dubrovich
Steve Eastin ... Wes Dubrovich
David Bowe ... Dr. Jerrold Petrofsky
Kate McNeil ... Liz
Vince Grant ... Det. Ken Williamson
Richard Bekins
Steven Ford
Janet Graham Janet Graham ... Dina Strang
Michael Bryan French
Steve Rankin
Matthew Posey
Abraham Alvarez Abraham Alvarez
Sandra Thigpen ... Susan
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Storyline

Years after a molestation as student beauty queen, nurse Rebecca Dubrovich remains a frigid workaholic. Her only hobby, sports, brings the health-freak in contact with Texan gym chain CEO Dick Strang, who soon becomes her lover. Against parental advice, she marries him and moves, to discover only then his domineering side amounts to systematic abuse, yet is cleverly covered by powerful friends and various tricks. Written by KGF Vissers

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Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

TV-PG
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 April 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dormindo com o Diabo See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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To Survive
Music by Chris Boardman
Lyrics by Michelle Myers (as Michele Myers)
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Moving Drama
9 June 2004 | by ashleybox64See all my reviews

** Spolier Warning **

I watched this movie, and was moved by it - i thought the story was great in it, i liked it ..

the story .. a women "Shannen Doherty" is recovering from a domestic violence relationship, only her former boyfriend is not happy with her - and she leaves him so he then sets of trying to get her. He then tries to have her killed, but she ends up unable to walk, she is then upset by not being able to walk as she is trying out for some run. she then sees an ad on the TV and wants to help out for free. She then learns how to walk - her boyfriend is finally caught. it ends with a very happy ending.

this movie displays some of Shannens best acting skills, and the soundtrack to the film is great. a very good job done, by the cast and crew of the film.


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