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The Death and Life of Nancy Eaton (2004)

A wealthy young Canadian department store heiress tries her best to help out a deeply troubled and jealous childhood friend, with disastrous results that shock the whole country.

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Jerry Ciccoritti

Writers:

William Scoular (based on the book by: "A Question of Guilt: The Murder of Nancy Eaton"), Vivian Green (based on the book by: "A Question of Guilt: The Murder of Nancy Eaton") | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Alice Krige ... Snubby Eaton
Jessica Paré ... Nancy Eaton
Brendan Fletcher ... Andrew Leyshon-Hughes
Leslie Hope ... Sarah
Barclay Hope ... Jim
Meghan Black ... Anne-Marie
Greg Lawson ... Ernest Leyshon-Hughes
Alexandra Harvey Alexandra Harvey ... Young Nancy
Brendan Prost Brendan Prost ... Young Andrew
Joyce Doolittle Joyce Doolittle ... Grandma Gossage
Brian Copping Brian Copping ... Edward Eaton
Christian Davey Christian Davey ... Tony
Chelsea Lunan Chelsea Lunan ... Julie
Hugh Delaney Hugh Delaney ... Judge
Charlene Sashuk Charlene Sashuk ... Psychiatrist #1
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A television film based on the tragic death in 1985 of Nancy Eaton, department store heiress, brutally murdered by her childhood family friend. Based on the book, "A Question of Guilt", by William Scoular and Vivien Green and adapted for the screen by William Scoular, the story explores the nature of good and evil, and how the beautiful 23-year old Nancy Eaton pays the ultimate price for her kindness to a troubled childhood friend. The obsessions and delusions of 17-year-old Andrew Leyshon-Hughes end in a bloody encounter - with devastating effects on two of Canada's wealthiest families. Written by Betty Palik - Director, Communications at Muse Entertainment Enterprises Inc.

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Her fatal mistake was trusting him

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violent images, language, some drug use and sexuality
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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 July 2004 (Canada) See more »

Also Known As:

Deadly Friends See more »

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Great Movie
29 February 2008 | by katkeelerSee all my reviews

I too saw this movie by accident while I was waiting for a computer program to load...was hooked 5 minutes into and ended staying up until 3am watching it. Being Canadian I felt a little closer to it as I vaguely remember it but grew up with the name EATON.

I only wish I could watch it again and see the beginning that I didn't get to concentrate on.

I found it to be dark and disturbing with a certain innocence....if that makes any sense.

The acting ranged from fair to very good with Andrew, Nancy and Nancy's mother acting very well.


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