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Sleeping with the Devil (1997)

TV-PG | | Drama, Thriller | TV Movie 22 April 1997
Moving Drama about a women (Shannen Doherty) recovering from a domestic violence relationship, only her former partner still wants her - even if it means killing her.

Director:

William A. Graham

Writers:

Suzanne Finstad (book), Ellen Weston (teleplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Shannen Doherty ... Rebecca Dubrovich
Tim Matheson ... Dick Strang
Bonnie Bartlett ... Stasha Dubrovich
Steve Eastin ... Wes Dubrovich
David Bowe ... Dr. Jerrold Petrofsky
Kate McNeil ... Liz
Vince Grant ... Det. Ken Williamson
Richard Bekins
Steven Ford
Janet Graham Janet Graham ... Dina Strang
Michael Bryan French
Steve Rankin
Matthew Posey
Abraham Alvarez Abraham Alvarez
Sandra Thigpen ... Susan
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Storyline

Years after a molestation as student beauty queen, nurse Rebecca Dubrovich remains a frigid workaholic. Her only hobby, sports, brings the health-freak in contact with Texan gym chain CEO Dick Strang, who soon becomes her lover. Against parental advice, she marries him and moves, to discover only then his domineering side amounts to systematic abuse, yet is cleverly covered by powerful friends and various tricks. Written by KGF Vissers

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Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 April 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dormindo com o Diabo See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Soundtracks

To Survive
Music by Chris Boardman
Lyrics by Michelle Myers (as Michele Myers)
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Typical "based on a true story" movie of the week fodder.
8 February 1999 | by PookinsSee all my reviews

The story starts out with the trials and tribulations of a driven young woman. She gets to know an older man who shares her love of working out and quickly develops a relationship with him. Essentially the moral of the story boils down to 'rich, competitive men are bad.' While I would tend to agree with this sentiment, I don't think that poorly produced "survivor" accounts are a good way for anyone to to spend an hour and a half of their life.


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