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Dark Harbor (1998)

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A bickering couple drive fast through a downpour to catch the last ferry to their island retreat. In a flash, they recognize a crumpled body laying at the side of the road after much ... See full summary »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Alan Rickman ... David Weinberg
Polly Walker ... Alexis Chandler Weinberg
Norman Reedus ... Young Man
Janet Mecca Janet Mecca ... Alexis Sr.
Lewis Flagg Lewis Flagg ... Minister
Sasha Lazard ... Funeral Singer
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A bickering couple drive fast through a downpour to catch the last ferry to their island retreat. In a flash, they recognize a crumpled body laying at the side of the road after much argument they stop, only to find a young boy battered and bruised. An offer of summoning the police firmly rejected, the two help the boy as best they can although it certainly means missing the ferry... and so starts this thriller: a tale of twisted sexual attraction and ulterior motives. Written by Anonymous

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Thriller | Drama

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Rated R for language and sexual content | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 December 1999 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

Ilha do Medo See more »

Filming Locations:

Rockland, Maine, USA

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Goofs

When Alexis is in the red dress in the kitchen, she leaves the kitchen and her mark in red tape on the floor can be seen. See more »

Quotes

Alexis Chandler Weinberg: Well excuse me, Captian Compass, I'm not the one who veered off course.
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Soundtracks

Go Slow
Written by Russell Garcia and Ned Cronk
Performed by Julie London
Published by Londontown Music Incorporated (ASCAP)
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Excellent!
3 February 1999 | by Jennifer-26See all my reviews

I saw Dark Harbor at the '98 Seattle Film Festival. Filmed against a autumnal Maine backdrop, this movie boasts an excellent cast and a plot that keeps you guessing throughout. At times eerie, at times funny, I have to say that it stayed with me for days after seeing it. Rickman and Walker are wonderful as the icy marrieds and Reedus is someone you'll be hearing more from, I'm sure. The opening shot of a winding, deserted road in a downpour at dusk (and the score that accompanied it) set the tone so well -- just terrific. Nice, nice work from a new-ish director/screenwriter and his talented crew.


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