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In the Shadow of the Moon (2019)

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A Philadelphia police officer struggles with a lifelong obsession to track down a mysterious serial killer whose crimes defy explanation.

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Jim Mickle
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Boyd Holbrook ... Locke
Cleopatra Coleman ... Rya
Bokeem Woodbine ... Maddox
Michael C. Hall ... Holt
Rudi Dharmalingam ... Naveen Rao
Al Maini Al Maini ... Old Naveen
Quincy Kirkwood ... Amy (9)
Sarah Dugdale ... Amy (18 / 27)
Rachel Keller ... Jean
Ryan Allen ... Palmer
Tony Nappo ... Clark
Philippa Domville ... Arleen
Tony Craig ... Sergeant Williams (1988)
Gabrielle Graham ... Tabitha
Julia Knope ... Candace
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In 1988, Philadelphia police officer Thomas Lockhart (Boyd Holbrook), hungry to become a detective, begins tracking a serial killer who mysteriously resurfaces every nine years. But when the killer's crimes begin to defy all scientific explanation, Locke's obsession with finding the truth threatens to destroy his career, his family, and possibly his sanity. Written by Netflix

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Some Crimes Defy Time


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Trivia

The device Rya uses for injecting the isotopes is actually a pneumatic air saw primarily used in the auto body repair industry. See more »

Goofs

At the 52 minute mark there is a sweeping shot of the 1997 Philadelphia skyline that includes the Comcast Center building which wasn't built until 2008. See more »

Quotes

[last lines]
Rya: You will love, and you will heal. You will teach me how to live, and you will make me who I am - a fighter, just like you. Because right now, both of our lives are about to begin.
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References Jeopardy! (1984) See more »

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Interesting thriller
27 September 2019 | by nicholls905-280-546911See all my reviews

It's refreshing to find a mid range budgeted thriller. The film is unafraid to attempt high concept storytelling and for the better part of the running time it works. There are some strong flaws, but if you can go with the film, you'll enjoy the twists and turns. Nice to see Netflix relying on these high concept to lure audiences, who are trapped by mega studios pumping superheroes at us. Not great, but I thought it was interesting.


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Release Date:

27 September 2019 (USA) See more »

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In the Shadow of the Moon See more »

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada See more »

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