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The Impostor (1984)

After being released from prison, small-time con artist Cade tracks down his old girlfriend. When she rebuffs him, he fakes his past in order to get hired as the principal of the school ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Anthony Geary ... Cade
Lorna Patterson ... Julie
Jordan Charney ... Barela
Penny Johnson Jerald ... Michelle (as Penny Johnson)
Ken Olandt ... Snyder
Billy Dee Williams ... Matthew Raines
Peter Syvertsen ... Dolan
Sara Jane Donley Sara Jane Donley ... Joan
Gerry Becker ... Larry
Todd Cerveris ... Tony
Pat Bowie
Jack McLaughlin-Gray ... (as Jack McLaughlin-Grey)
Nathan Davis
Ron Parady Ron Parady
Dean Fortunato Dean Fortunato
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After being released from prison, small-time con artist Cade tracks down his old girlfriend. When she rebuffs him, he fakes his past in order to get hired as the principal of the school where she teaches, in the hopes of winning her back. Cade soon begins to take a sincere interest in the welfare of his students, and enlists the help of his friend Matthew to break a drug-dealing network that has infested the school. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Nice and easy comedy drama!
22 September 2002 | by ali6969ukSee all my reviews

This is an interesting little TV Movie that makes pleasant and undemanding viewing. Anthony Geary stars as an Ex-Convict (Cade) who is a charming guy with a habit of fanciful lying. He is desperate to win back the love of his old girlfriend, who is a teacher, so he fakes his way into being the principal of the school - hence he is "The Impostor" of the film's title. Geary impressed in this role and shows that he is quite a versatile actor, it is a shame i have mostly see him play bad guys in B-Movies. Billy Dee Williams also stands out in this film as an old jail buddy who is willing to pose as a teacher in order to help rid the school of its drug problem. A little romance, action, comedy and drama actually blend well in this film and the result is simply a good story.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 November 1984 (USA) See more »

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Double identité See more »

Filming Locations:

Chicago, Illinois, USA

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Comworld Productions See more »
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4:3
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