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Murder in a Small Town (1999)

A widowed theatre director moves to a small Connecticut town where he gets involved in solving the murder of a millionaire, who was the most despised man in town.

Director:

Joyce Chopra
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Gene Wilder ... Cash Carter
Mike Starr ... Tony
Terry O'Quinn ... Sidney Lassiter
Cherry Jones ... Mimi
Frances Conroy ... Martha Lassiter
Deirdre O'Connell ... Kate Faxton
Ebon Moss-Bachrach ... Billy
Elisabeth Rosen ... Sophie Carter
Terri Hawkes ... Esther
David Fox ... Walter Godlin
Carlo Rota ... Charles
Matthew Edison ... Albert Lassiter
Ben Bass ... Michael
Sten Eirik Sten Eirik ... Thin Man / Kovacs
Renee Murphy Renee Murphy ... Vickie
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Storyline

Due to a tragic incident Larry "Cash" Carter, a successful Broadway director, winds up in a small town in Connecticut working in community theater. With an eye for details and a view of the criminal mind, Cash soon finds that he is in demand by the local detective when the town's leading industrialist is found shot dead. While there were many people who may have wanted him dead, it is up to Cash to narrow the list of suspects. When the second murder is committed clues left at the scene lead Cash to the identity of the killer. Written by Tony Fontana <[email protected]>

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Certificate:

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Official Sites:

Official site (A&E)

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 January 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Asesinato en Stamford See more »

Filming Locations:

Ontario, Canada

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Technical Specs

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Connections

Referenced in Showbiz Today: Episode dated 8 January 1999 (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

You're Getting to Be a Habit with Me
Music by Harry Warren
Lyrics by Al Dubin
Played at the French restaurant
Sung during the final scene
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A great whodunit!
10 February 2003 | by MSF1146See all my reviews

I love this movie.The time period sets & characters were very engrossing.I was truly surprised as to the outcome of this movie.I thought I had it all figured out.This film reminds me of the board game "Clue".I will probably purchase this movie.There is a little bit of "CHINATOWN" in the movie's plot.Terrific acting & use of guile to fool the viewing audience.Very entertaining.I hope WILDER reprises his role.


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