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Double Obsession (1992)

R | | Thriller | 1992 (USA)
A disturbed lesbian librarian kidnaps a beautiful young woman she's obsessed with, breaks her foot to keep her incapacitated, then starts to kill off people she believes are intruding in their "relationship".

Director:

Eduardo Montes-Bradley (as Eduardo Montes)

Writers:

Jeffrey Delman, Rick Marx (screenplay) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Margaux Hemingway ... Heather Dwyer
Maryam d'Abo ... Claire Burke
Frederic Forrest ... Paul Harkness
Scott Valentine ... Steve Burke
Beth Fisher Beth Fisher ... Sherry Roberts
Jamie Horton ... Detective Bennett
Blair Weickgenant Blair Weickgenant ... Lilian Robinson
Charles Carroll ... Security Guard
Rachel Ward ... Grandmother
Bea Hurwitz Bea Hurwitz ... Aunt Jean
Hank Gaffney Hank Gaffney ... Other Relative at Burke's House
Mary A. Gaffney Mary A. Gaffney ... Other Relative at Burke's House
Don Lambert Don Lambert ... Other Relative at Burke's House
Darryl Hogue Darryl Hogue ... Other Relative at Burke's House
Sydney Warner Sydney Warner ... Other Relative at Burke's House
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A disturbed lesbian librarian kidnaps a beautiful young woman she's obsessed with, breaks her foot to keep her incapacitated, then starts to kill off people she believes are intruding in their "relationship".

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lesbian | independent film | See All (2) »

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A terrifying true-story of sexual obsession and murder...

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Thriller

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Mirror Image See more »

Filming Locations:

Boulder, Colorado, USA

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Production Co:

Reivaj Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Production completed in 1992. Released on VHS in 1994. See more »

Quotes

Heather Dwyer: I don't like to be interrupted.
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The dog's name is Bogart. See more »

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Margaux Hemingway the psycho lesbian librarian from hell!
11 August 2004 | by BrianThibodeauSee all my reviews

DOUBLE OBSESSION (R) - Columbia Tri-Star Video (VHS version): Cross Carol Channing with Basic Instinct's Sharon Stone and you've got...Margaux Hemingway the psycho lesbian librarian from hell!!! In a performance that could be loosely described as a mammothly overcooked study in raging psychosis, Margaux's this screwball campus librarian so obsessed with her former roommate (Maryam D'Abo) that she befriends a gorgeous young student (Beth Fisher), breaks her foot, and introduced her to the pleasures of Miracle Whip soup and candlelit dungeons.

A shoe-in candidate for Best Bad Movie Ever Made, this flick's easier to accept as an atrociously amusing piece of camp crap than the 'terrifying true story' the box would have us believe. Frederic Forrest contributes a lazy, seemingly drunken performance (most of it ad-libbed, some of it apparently read off cue cards in his hands) that helps to push his scenes well past the point of having an actual point, while Tony Roman's putrid synthesizer score plays non-stop throughout most of the flick, and Ed Montes (who thanks his shrink in the credits!) proves himself as adept at directing as Joseph Hazelwood was at piloting oil tankers. 7 (for comedy value only).


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