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Deadly Hope (2012)

TV-14 | | Crime, Thriller | TV Movie 20 May 2012
Dr. Joanne Connors is a successful obstetrician whose life is turned upside down when her partner at their fertility clinic, Dr. Gabe Haynes, is brutally murdered. Trying to rebuild her ... See full summary »

Director:

Nicolas Monette

Writer:

Richard M Dumont (as Richard M. Dumont)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Alana De La Garza ... Joanne Connors
Sandrine Holt ... Denise Landers
Dan Jeannotte ... Det. John Bishop
Tim Campbell Tim Campbell ... Gabriel Haynes
Judith Baribeau ... Elizabeth Haynes
John Reardon ... Michael Kirby
Paula MacPherson ... Nurse Melissa Ryan
Peter Michael Dillon ... Blair Norman (as Peter Dillon)
Vincent Leclerc ... Russell Dillon
Sabrina Reeves Sabrina Reeves ... Susan Blakely
Nick Baillie ... John Blakely
Jennifer Miller ... Mary Norman
Andrew Mackay ... Brian (Detective)
Jean Nicolai ... Ashley
Richard M Dumont ... Peter (Bartender) (as Richard M. Dumont)
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Dr. Joanne Connors is a successful obstetrician whose life is turned upside down when her partner at their fertility clinic, Dr. Gabe Haynes, is brutally murdered. Trying to rebuild her life, Joanne attends a lavish charity function, where she meets Michael. But by the end of the evening, Michael is dead - murdered. It quickly becomes apparent that the assassin's intended victim was actually Joanne. She must now race to find out who wants her dead before the killer can strike at her again. Written by Anonymous

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Crime | Thriller

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TV-14
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Country:

Canada

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

20 May 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Esperanza mortal See more »

Filming Locations:

Laval, Québec, Canada See more »

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Budget:

CAD2,000,000 (estimated)
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Torn two ways
3 June 2017 | by rps-2See all my reviews

This is a very neat nail-biter, very well done with a dandy surprise ending. Writing, acting, cinematography...all first rate This is a very watchable movie. But it is a Canadian production, shot in and around Montreal and SUBSIDIZED BY THE Canadian AND QUEBEC GOVERNMENTS AND PRODUCED FOR Canadian MOVIE CHANNELS!!! Why then is it set in Washington DC??? This is far better than most of the dross shot under these circumstances.It's a gripping story about blackmail, revenge and murder stemming from the death of a patient at a fertility clinic. But why could it not have been set in Montreal or Toronto or some other Canadian city? But no. It's Washington, even dupliciously inserting some stock footage of the Washington skyline to prop up the counterfeit credentials. While most countries use their film industries to tell their stories, Canada grovels and grinds out pseudo American films, not having the courage to tell Canadian stories set in Canadian places to Canadian viewers. This craven and contemptible practice may create jobs in the US dominated Canadian film industry for the hacks who have not yet fled to Hollywood. But what does it say to Canadians? ...that we are timid butt kissers who believe everything in the United States is far superior to anything in Canada? Fine movie this time instead of the usual pallid products. But it is a fluke, one diamond in a pile of shoddy broken glass.


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