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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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Cast

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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Storyline

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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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 September 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

In the Shadow of the Moon See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada See more »

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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

"Heart Disease Risk Can Be Found in Your Genes." This article is below the piece headed " Philadelphia Police Chief Retires", in the newspaper, when Lockhart is discovered in 2015 making observations on the beach. An allusion to the similarity between genes playing On/Off, deciding your mortality, and the futuristic technology used in the film to kill the victims at the right time. See more »

Goofs

At 54'30, a note is passed between two people with "Scratch" misspelled as "Scatch" See more »

Quotes

Rya: You have no idea what's coming.
Locke: You're not the only one trying to change the past.
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Connections

References Miami Vice (1984) See more »

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Relax snowflakes. It's a movie.
28 September 2019 | by sullyebaySee all my reviews

People giving this film a 1/10 because of the "political agenda" is ridiculous. It's called a movie. Not real life. It doesn't have to give the "right" message. Because again this is a movie. A fictional story. Whether or not it fits into your stupid right vs left crap is irrelevant. Solid flick.


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