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Stranger Than Fiction (2000)

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Lives spiral out of control when four friends cover up a murder.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Mackenzie Astin ... Jared Roth
Todd Field ... Austin Walker / Donovan Miller
Dina Meyer ... Emma Scarlett
Natasha Gregson Wagner ... Violet Madison
Michael Flynn ... Nick
Steve O'Neill ... Porter
Scott Subiono ... Homeless Man (as Scott Sublono)
Joe Unger ... Bubba
Frances Bay ... Mrs. Steiner
Robert Lewis ... Policeman #1
K.C. Clyde ... Young Man
Sharron Prince Sharron Prince ... Newscaster
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Storyline

While waiting for their flight in a bar of an airport, the writer Donovan Miller tells the story of his best-seller to a stranger to kill time. In Salt Lake City, Violet Madison, Austin Walker, Emma Scarlett and Jared Roth are good friends. After going together to a bar, Jared comes wounded to Austin's apartment in the late night and confesses that he is gay and has just killed a man in his apartment. He asks to his friends to help him to vanish with the body of the victim. The group agrees, and after many incidents, Violet stresses, jeopardizing the group. When Violet is found hanged in her house, many secrets are disclosed. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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one murder leads to another

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Thriller | Comedy

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

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 May 2001 (South Korea) See more »

Also Known As:

Am Anfang war ein Mord See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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Emma Scarlett: What was that?
Jared Roth: It's coming from the trunk!
Violet Madison: Everything in the trunk is supposed to be dead!
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Good entertainment
2 August 2001 | by Bez-8See all my reviews

I didn't have any expectations about this movie, so it was a nice surprise. Four friends end up with having to dispose of a body and things turn nasty. The acting is not exactly brilliant but you can live with that. It starts of as sort of a black comedy, well that is the best way I can describe it, and it takes all kinds of twists and turns towards the end. It's just good solid entertainment. If you like this one I would also recommend Shallow Grave (1995).


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