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Author: John DalyDerek GibsonMark KasdanRobert MacLeanHilary HeathAll authors
Publisher: Beverly Hills, CA : MGM DVD : Distributed by Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2007]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Boston attorney Ben Chase's career gets an upward surge when he successfully defends blueblood Martin Thiel during a well-publicized murder trial. But when he realizes that Thiel is the exacting, vicious serial killer he was accused of being, Chase is torn between professional responsibility and his own conscience. Hoping to snare the egotistical killer in a misstep, Chase engages in a tense game of cat-and-mouse  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Thrillers (Motion pictures, television, etc.)
Drama
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Legal drama (Films)
Suspense films
Legal
Thriller
Teatro
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: John Daly; Derek Gibson; Mark Kasdan; Robert MacLean; Hilary Heath; Martin Campbell; Gary Oldman; Kevin Bacon; Tess Harper; Karen Young; Joe Don Baker; Phil Meheux; Jerry Goldsmith; Orion Pictures.; Hemdale Film Corporation.; Northwood (Firm); MGM DVD (Firm); Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
OCLC Number: 135432918
Language Note: English (stereo.), dubbed Spanish (stereo.) or dubbed French (mono.) dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1988.
Credits: Director of photography, Philip Meheux ; editor, Chris Wimble ; music, Jerry Goldsmith.
Cast: Gary Oldman, Kevin Bacon, Tess Harper, Karen Young, Joe Don Baker.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R.
Description: 1 videodisc (117 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital stereo., Dolby Digital mono., dual layer, single sided, NTSC.
Responsibility: Orion Pictures Corporation ; John Daly and Derek Gibson present for Hemdale Film Corporation a Northwood production ; written by Mark Kasdan ; produced by Robert MacLean and Hilary Heath ; directed by Martin Campbell.

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Boston attorney Ben Chase's career gets an upward surge when he successfully defends blueblood Martin Thiel during a well-publicized murder trial. But when he realizes that Thiel is the exacting, vicious serial killer he was accused of being, Chase is torn between professional responsibility and his own conscience. Hoping to snare the egotistical killer in a misstep, Chase engages in a tense game of cat-and-mouse with Thiel, blurring the lines between right and wrong, victim and villain, and fascination and repulsion.

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