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Shadow of Fear (2004)

PG-13 | | Thriller | 11 January 2005 (USA)
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When a young man accidentally kills someone, he is plunged into a rich man's world of blackmail, betrayal, adultery and ...murder.

Director:

Rich Cowan

Writers:

Matt Holloway (as Matthew Hollaway), Art Marcum (as Arthur Marcum)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Matthew Davis ... Harrison French (as Matt Davis)
James Spader ... William Ashbury
Aidan Quinn ... Detective Scofield
Peter Coyote ... Congressman Henderson
Robin Tunney ... Wynn French
Alice Krige ... Margie Henderson
Lacey Chabert ... Allison Henderson
Sarah Ann Schultz ... Genie Bloom
Robert Miano ... Mr. Davis
David Selby ... Mr. Steve Palmer
David Andriole ... Mr. Sawgrass
Andrew Harris Andrew Harris ... Chris Henderson
Shirly Brener ... Janey Sawgrass
Holly Houston ... Marcy Stewart
John Grant Phillips John Grant Phillips ... Chief Webb (as John G. Phillips)
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When a young man accidentally kills someone, he is plunged into a rich man's world of blackmail, betrayal, adultery and ...murder.

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Murder was the easy part. See more »

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Rated PG-13 for brief violence, sexuality and some drug issues | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 January 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Main Line See more »

Filming Locations:

Spokane, Washington, USA See more »

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Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Quotes

Detective Scofield: You are going to be late because you are being questioned for murder!
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5 November 2013 | by Wizard-8See all my reviews

"Shadow of Fear" has some pretty good production values for a low budget direct to DVD movie. It also has some decent acting by the various participants on the screen. Unfortunately, it's hard to build any enthusiasm for the rest of the movie. The story elements and the characters are often so murky that it's hard to understand what is going on at times. It's like starting a novel at chapter 3, since a lot of the elements in the movie movie go are never explained at all. Some elements are (eventually) explained, but much of the movie remains confusing. What went wrong here? Since I find it hard to believe that production would go ahead on an incoherent screenplay, I suspect that the original cut of the movie ran a lot longer, and when the movie was subsequently cut down to run at a more reasonable length, a lot of explanation was removed. It's too bad, because there are signs that the original cut would have been engaging despite its length. You'd be better off waiting for a director's cut instead of watching the movie as it is right now.


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