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The Deliverance of Elaine (1996)

A small town schoolteacher is hunted by a paroled con who holds the secret of her dark past.

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Paul Eric Myers
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Mare Winningham ... Elaine Hodges
Chris Cooper ... Charile Skyler
Ron Lea
LaTanya Richardson Jackson ... Edna (as Latanya Richardson)
Tom Riis Farrell ... Delbert
Matthew Ferguson
Lloyd Bridges ... Addison Hodges
Géza Kovács Géza Kovács ... Coffee Shop Owner (as Geza Kovacs)
Don Francks ... Hector
Tedde Moore Tedde Moore ... Mary Ann
Tabitha Lupien ... Young Elaine
Les Porter Les Porter ... Prison Board Member
Sharon Heldt Sharon Heldt ... Police Dispatcher
John Stoneham Jr. ... Prison Cook
Dwayne McLean Dwayne McLean ... Coffee Shop Cook
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A small town schoolteacher is hunted by a paroled con who holds the secret of her dark past.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 April 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Penpals See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Chris Cooper Fans-Don't Miss It
5 January 2004 | by gzernaSee all my reviews

Chris Cooper has really emerged recently as a major star, what with his Force of Nature performance in `Sea Biscuit' and his Oscar for Best Supporting Actor in `Adaptation'. But his talent was evident long before all this belated recognition, and this little movie is a one place to enjoy it. Yes, this is a TV movie, but beside the obvious asset of Chris Cooper in the lead role, it has more going for it. Good supporting performances from Mare Winningham and Lloyd Bridges. Above average camera work, and locations that feel like a real town with authentic people, help create an environment worthy of these actors. As for Chris, he turns in his trademark understated performance. Like all great film actors he makes it look so easy.


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