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Cast overview, first billed only:
Geraint Wyn Davies ... Straker
Leslie Hope ... Jimmy
Andrew Lowery Andrew Lowery ... Chris King
Kenneth Welsh ... Captain Rose
Christopher Plummer ... Wakeman
Tony Rosato ... Raintree
Don Francks ... Norman
Rino Romano ... Zelmo
David Nerman ... Wolfe
Philip Akin Philip Akin ... Patterson
Alan Jordan Alan Jordan ... Mr. King
Gina Clayton Gina Clayton ... Mrs. Markowitz
Tabitha Lupien ... Amy
Howard Jerome Howard Jerome ... Walter
Diego Fuentes Diego Fuentes ... Drug Dealer


When Chris King's father dies, he is devastated. However, when a bunch of assorted heavies start threatening him over a mysterious package his father may or may not have left him, grief is the least of his worries. Written by Duncan Shine <Shine@Telecall.Co.Uk>

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In Life Nothing is Real.


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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence, and for a brief sex scene | See all certifications »






Release Date:

October 1996 (Greece) See more »

Also Known As:

A rettegés szövetsége See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Jimmy: [waking up] What happened to my clothes?
Chris King: They're over here.
Jimmy: What are they doing over there?
Chris King: Well, you puked on them, so I washed them.
Jimmy: You took my clothes off?
Chris King: Well, I was gonna wash them with you in them, but then I figured what the hell, I'll try it the hard way.
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Young man must avoid his father's killer, but doesn't know why.
2 September 1998 | by WistfulSee all my reviews

As a fan of Geraint Wyn Davies, I wanted to see this film because he had top billing. The talents of Mr. Wyn Davies, as well as those of excellent actor Christopher Plummer, were wasted in the movie due, in part, to a poorly written script and inferior directing. Although Mr. Wyn Davies is a gifted, versatile actor, the character he portrayed was flat, meaning that the audience was never shown any depth. He was simply a remorseless killer with unrevealed motivation. Any third rate actor could have filled the part. In addition, the conflicts of the movie were superficial and the romantic elements implausible. Moreover, there were entirely too many shots of walking shoes, a device which became trite rather than adding to a feeling of suspense.

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