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The Stranger (1987)

A woman suffering from amnesia discovers that she is the sole surviving witness to a brutal murder. Although the police can find no clues about any murder, the killers begin to hunt her.

Director:

Adolfo Aristarain

Writer:

Dan Gurskis
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bonnie Bedelia ... Alice Kildee
Peter Riegert ... Dr. Harris Kite
Barry Primus ... Sergeant Drake
David Spielberg ... Hobby
Marcos Woinsky Marcos Woinsky ... Macaw (as Marcos Woinski)
Cecilia Roth ... Anita
Jacques Arndt Jacques Arndt ... Rhea
Ricardo Darín ... Clark Whistler
Julio De Grazia ... Jay
Milton James ... Brandt
Julio Kaufman Julio Kaufman ... Dr. Hobby (as Julio Kaufaman)
Ernesto Larrese Ernesto Larrese ... Lark
Sacha Favelevic Sacha Favelevic ... Robin
Federico Luppi ... Manager
Miguel Ángel Paludi Miguel Ángel Paludi ... Croupier (as Miguel Paludi)
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A woman suffering from amnesia discovers that she is the sole surviving witness to a brutal murder. Although the police can find no clues about any murder, the killers begin to hunt her.

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R
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Country:

Argentina | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 December 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Estranha See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Michael Nolin, Tusitalia See more »
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Stereo | Dolby

Color:

Color
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Trivia

The movie being shown at the theatre is actually this film's opening scene. See more »

Soundtracks

Mirrors and Lights
Music by Craig Safan
Lyrics by Mark Mueller
Sung by Deborah Ludwig Davis (as Debbie Davis)
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Less than the sum of its parts
5 August 2018 | by smatysiaSee all my reviews

This film turned out to be less than the sum of its parts. Bonnie Bedelia was lovely, and acted her part well. I was unfamiliar with the rest of the cast. A few of the actors resembled one another, so it wasn't always easy to keep them straight. Nobody acted poorly. (I thought one actor was bad at first, but later I could see that this was the way the part was written.) The plot held together fairly well, and I didn't see the big reveal coming. But overall, it bored me for the first 2/3 of the film. I suppose it doesn't matter, as I see that no one has commented on it for over a decade.


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