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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

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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Rachel Keller (Jean) and Bokeem Woodbine (Maddox) both starred in Season 2 of Fargo (2014). See more »

Goofs

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

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References Jeopardy! (1984) See more »

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A good mid budget film
3 October 2019 | by mick120359See all my reviews

Having not even seen a trailer for this film I was not sure what to expect, all I knew was it was a Sci-Fi film that sounded interesting from the write-up I had read. I was not disappointed. While there are one or two "iffy" bits and being only a mid range budget, I can't help wondering what it could have been like if one of the big Hollywood studios had got hold of it and put some big money into it. Overall it is an entertaining film and well worth a watch. Please ignore all the critics who are trying to "politicise" this film, it's got nothing to do with politics, it's just a good action Sci-Fi film with a twist that I didn't see coming.


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