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Where Truth Lies (1996)

Driven to drink by his wife's death, a tormented doctor is committed to an experimental rehab.

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William H. Molina

Writer:

Ted Perkins
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John Savage ... Dr. Ian Lazarre
Kim Cattrall ... Racquel Chambers
Malcolm McDowell ... Dr. Vernon Renquist
Candice Daly Candice Daly ... Wendy / Teresa Lazarre
Eric Pierpoint ... Joe McNamara
Sam J. Jones ... James (as Sam Jones)
Denis Forest ... Jonas Kellar
David St. James ... Van Ness
Timothy Patrick Quill Timothy Patrick Quill ... Prisoner
Barry Lee Pearl Barry Lee Pearl ... Stan Horowitz
Rance Howard ... Judge Bloom
Jean Speegle Howard ... Mrs. Gloria Smith
Paul Sarnoff Paul Sarnoff ... Marty the Bartender
Danielle Nicolet ... Lisa
Sharon Mendel Sharon Mendel ... Helene Smith
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Storyline

After the death of his beloved wife Wendy, the psychologist Dr. Ian Lazarre becomes alcoholic. His second wife Teresa Lazarre has just left him but together with his lawyer and best friend Joe McNamara, they convince Ian to go to rehab. They bring him to the Blackhurst Institute, where Dr. Vernon Renquist submits Ian to an experimental treatment with the support of the nurses Racquel Chambers and the strong James. However Ian becomes aggressive and delusional, and believes Dr. Renquist is damaging his brain with the medication and Teresa is cheating him with Joe. Is Ian right or becoming deranged? Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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At the Blackhurst institute,the cure can be maddening. See more »


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Rated R for strong violence including two rape scenes, some sexuality and language | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

June 1996 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Hysteria See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Silverline Pictures See more »
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Dolby

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Color
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When Nurse Racquel takes Dr. Lazarre to see his visitors, she is in the cell wearing flat shoes, then in the corridor she is wearing high heels and in the visitors room she is back in flat shoes. See more »

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Divertimento No. 1 in D/Andante
Written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Courtesy of Creative Support Services (BMI)
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His Brain Was Bothering HIM !
19 June 2006 | by whpratt1See all my reviews

Found this film a complete spinner with flashbacks almost as soon as the picture begins. John Savage loses his wife in a horrible car accident with a truck and dives off a cliff and explodes. However, for some reason, John Savage begins to have dreams about his wife and this accident plays over and over again in his brain and it drives him crazy. Savage completely looses self control and winds up in a rehabilitation center where the head doctor treats his patients like animals in a cage. John Savage does have a very sexy nurse to take care of him and he has wild dreams about making love with her, so he is not completely nuts. If you like something to spin your own brain, watch this film and you will feel like you are in the SPIN ZONE and I forgot, the ending will blow your mind completely AWAY !


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