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Fascination (2004)

Only a few weeks after her husband's mysterious death, Maureen returns from a cruise with handsome Brit Oliver Vance in tow. Her son Scott is mortified. He still can't believe that his ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Patrick Doherty
... Maureen Doherty
... Scott Doherty
... Oliver Vance
... Kelly Vance
... Phillip Shields
... District Attorney
Jaime Bello ... Martin Earnhardt
... Sammi Russell (as Ann Michele Fitzgerald)
Ted Richard ... First Detective
Gary Davies ... Second Detective (as Gary-Michael Davies)
Cucho Viera ... Pharmacist
... E.R. Doctor (as William Sloan)
Elia Enid Cadilla ... Justice of the Peace
Idee B. Charriez Millet ... Nurse
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Only a few weeks after her husband's mysterious death, Maureen returns from a cruise with handsome Brit Oliver Vance in tow. Her son Scott is mortified. He still can't believe that his father - a world-class athlete - actually drowned. When Maureen and Oliver announce wedding-plans, Scott's world begins to fall apart. Oliver's attractive daughter Kelly shares Scott's distrust of the impending marriage - and proposes a theory of her own: is it possible that Maureen and Oliver have known each other longer than just a few weeks; and if so, could they have possibly killed Scott's father? The two start to investigate - and soon fall in love. But while they are united by a horrible suspicion, the investigation soon reveals some secrets that keep them apart. Scott has to realize that he can truly trust no one - not Oliver, not Maureen and definitely not Kelly. Written by Karsten Kastelan

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She's either the love of his life... Or the end of it


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Rated R for strong sexuality, and for language | See all certifications »

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14 October 2004 (Germany)  »

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Heart of Stone  »

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Box Office

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$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,018, 30 January 2005, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$16,066, 6 February 2005
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The film only played on 10 screens in the US. Worldwide release focused on Germany, where it played on 105 screens. See more »

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When Kelly and Scott have sex on the roof, it begins to rain. Kelley's white shirt becomes transparent, and sticks to her body. When Kelly and Scott roll downward on the roof, Kelly's shirt is completely dry. See more »

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Referenced in Shirtless: Hollywood's Sexiest Men (2002) See more »

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Amazing screenplay by Klaus Menzel
22 May 2005 | by See all my reviews

Klaus Menzel's debut as a director is a compelling combination of a Film Noire and a tragic lovestory. "Fascination" is more about the consequences

of a crime than crime itself. It deals with obesession, distrust and intrigue that change the perfect world of a high society family into a living nightmare. Grand actors like Jaqueline Bisset and Stuart Wilson but also the newcomers Adam Garcia and Alice Evans convince as lead characters in this "dangerous" lovestory. The soundtrack contributes perfectly to this exciting and unconventional thriller that made the audience hold their breath until the very end.


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