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Deceit (2004)

Not Rated | | Drama | TV Movie 15 March 2004
After a man is supposedly lost at sea, various secrets surface and it turns out that many people had a motive to harm him.


John Sacret Young


Clare Francis (novel), Jacqueline Holborough (earlier teleplay) | 1 more credit »




Cast overview:
Marlo Thomas ... Ellen McCarthy
Vondie Curtis-Hall ... Detective Hal Kazin
Brett Cullen ... Sam Penny
Emily Barclay ... Katie McCarthy
Louis Corbett Louis Corbett ... Josh McCarthy
William Devane ... Grove McCarthy
Catherine Boniface ... Rachel
Andrew Robertt ... Ken Spradling
Rebecca Hobbs ... Caroline Manchester
Timothy Balme ... Kevin Ordell (as Tim Balme)
Kama Brown Kama Brown ... Carla Giamissimo
Darien Takle ... Janel
David Stott David Stott ... Leo Broadhurst
Owen Black ... Joe Jenks
Blair Strang Blair Strang ... Karl


Former alcoholic Ellen Richmond builds a happy family life in Suffolk with businessman Grove McCarthy and their kids Josh and Katie. After Grove dies sailing his beloved yacht Samara, she finds he left her only debts and the Audi she once saw him commit infidelity in, but police Detective Hal Kazin finds Grove embezzled $1,000,000 from a charitable foundation with his dodgy friend Ken Spradling to a tax paradise dummy corporation. Lawyer Sam Penny becomes Josh's surrogate father figure while he helps her search for the truth, and learns some she told nobody else about Grove and her, which is enormous, and convinces her to come clean to Kazin and her sister, who is far from the last to tell her part in the complex, sordid story of crimes and deceit... Written by KGF Vissers

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It's hard to trust anyone when everyone has a secret to hide.




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Not the best movie I have seen!!!!!
27 March 2004 | by liza7212See all my reviews

Well, actually, I do love a murder mystery. But this one had too many red-herrings and well, nothing agains the lovely Marlo Thomas but I don't think she is able to believably play the mom of a young child. She is 66 years old and looks amazing for her age.

She has a great body and her face is fine. But because I know how old she is, well, it just wasn't believable to me.

But I did love the black top she wore that was off her shoulders. This lady can wear clothes, believe it.

The movie was okay, but just barely. William Devane is always a treat.

Just my opinion.

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15 March 2004 (USA) See more »

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