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The Spreading Ground (2000)

When five bodies turn up in the waters of Burman City, its illusion of safety is shattered, and Mayer Hackett will stop at nothing to see the peace returned.

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Det. Ed DeLongpre
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Leslie DeLongpre
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Det. Michael McGivern
Tom McCamus ...
Johnny Gault
David Dunbar ...
Milo Spivak
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Mayor Hackett
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Capt. Nieman
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Mrs. Osterman
Tom Harvey ...
Paddy Flynn
Rob Stefaniuk ...
Syphon
Yvan Labelle ...
Carp
Sean O'Hara ...
Flannery Pincher
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Stubby Styles (as Tim Burd)
Amanda Soha ...
Crystal Osterman
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Det. Daniels
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When five bodies turn up in the waters of Burman City, its illusion of safety is shattered, and Mayer Hackett will stop at nothing to see the peace returned.

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To catch a killer is to know him, feel him...anticipate him.


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Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »
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$4,000,000 (estimated)
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The facility manager: [As Det DeLongpre runs into the viaduct, gun drawn] Hey, just don't hurt the water!
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A riveting movie, that makes you look at thoughtfully.
17 August 2005 | by See all my reviews

The movie to me represented a battle for supremacy, not only between good and evil but the morality play it invoked on the societies perspective. The Detective represented justice and truth. The Gangsters represented society. And the Mayor & Chief of Police represented the conflict of interest between the society and the law. And the Criminal represented the evil and the main conflict. I personally believe this movie is an interesting Psychological and Sociological study of not only society, but of our own psyche. I think the movie did however miss out on a few things, minor though but slightly visible. But overall the movie with an overall unknown cast displayed an interesting showcase of entertainment, and after all isn't what it's all about!


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