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An Occasional Hell (1996)

A former policeman-turned college professor of forensics, is asked by a widow to solve the murder of her unfaithful husband and the disappearance of his mistress who may have been linked to some drug dealers.

Director:

Salomé Breziner

Writers:

Anton Sanko, Randall Silvis (novel) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tom Berenger ... Dr. Ernest Dewalt
Valeria Golino ... Elizabeth Laughton
Kari Wuhrer ... Jeri Gillen
Robert Davi ... Trooper Larry Abbott
Richard Edson ... Rodney Gillen
Stephen Lang ... Alex Laughton
Danny Comden ... Craig Fox
Ellen Greene ... Della
Geoffrey Lewis ... Draper Jewett
Trenton McDevitt Trenton McDevitt ... Male Student (as Trent McDevitt)
Sherril M. Turner Sherril M. Turner ... Chadwick
Bo Brinkman ... Trooper Brown
Cameron Glaesner Cameron Glaesner ... Chris
Selden Smith ... Aleta Jewett
Don Tilley Don Tilley ... Clifford Jewett
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Storyline

When a married man is found murdered, and his girlfriend is missing, the police suspect the wife of the murdered man. The wife turns to a professor at college who is a medically disabled ex-cop to help clear her. Not wanting the job at first, he eventually does begin to investigate the crime while fighting the demons and the pain of his own life. The clues are scarce, but one clue is that the man was murdered with an unusual weapon - a musket. Written by Tony Fontana <tony.fontana@spacebbs.com>

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An unexplained death. An agonizing secret. An irresistible desire. See more »


Certificate:

12 | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 November 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Acosado por su pasado See more »

Filming Locations:

Charleston, South Carolina, USA

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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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Cast contains the entire band Jump Little Children, in their only onscreen credits. See more »

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Dewalt's car changes color during the movie. See more »

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CRYIN' OVER YOU
Written and Performed by James Intveld
Courtesy of Bear Family Records
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Valeria Golino makes the film
13 October 1999 | by MIKE-966See all my reviews

I've seen Valeria Golino in comedies, but till now not in such a film. In this film she shows what an allround actress can. I was deeply impressed by both of the players, Tom and Valeria. It's a pity that I didn't see the full length of the film, but it held me in my chair from the beginning to the end. My advice: See the movie.


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