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The Dead Can't Lie


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Supernatural thriller starring Tommy Lee Jones and Virginia Madsen. When private eye Eddie Mallard takes the Rand case, he believes his rich client is crazy. Rand claims to be harassed by his dead wife. Then Eddie meets the bewitching Rachel and begins to believe the impossible.
Director Lloyd Fonvielle (1988, 15) (S) Films: pp 56-66 ***


Unknown: Tommy Lee Jones
Unknown: Virginia Madsen.
Unknown: Eddie Mallard
Director: Lloyd Fonvielle
Eddie Mallard: Tommy Lee Jones
Rachel Carlyle: Virginia Madsen
Charlie Rand: Colin Bruce
Tim: Kevin Jarre
Debbie: Denise Stephenson
Father George: Frederic Forrest

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The Dead Can't Lie

BBC One London, 4 May 2000 0.45

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