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Hollywood Mom's Mystery (2004)

The Hollywood Mom's Mystery (original title)
Lucy Freers has a long-standing marriage, a nine-year old daughter, and a great family life in the suburbs of Hollywood. Great, that is, until the Hollywood set decides that motherhood is ... See full summary »

Director:

David S. Cass Sr.

Writers:

Lindsay Maracotta (book), Bruce Franklin Singer (teleplay)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Justine Bateman ... Lucy Freers
Elizabeth Peña ... Theresa Shoe
George Hamilton ... Woody Prentice
Laura Johnson ... Francine Palumbo
David Gail David Gail ... Justin Caffrey (as David Gale)
Martin Kove ... Sandy Palumbo
Stephanie Cameron ... Mattie Ballard
Melora Hardin ... Summer Rossner
Andrew McCarthy ... Kit Freers
Holliston Coleman ... Chloe Freers
Angie Everhart ... Julia Prentice
Anne Ramsay ... Valerie Jane Ramirez
Lauren Powers Lauren Powers ... Connie Kaminsky
David Henrie ... Oliver Palumbo
Lincoln Lageson Lincoln Lageson ... Assistant Director
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Storyline

Lucy Freers has a long-standing marriage, a nine-year old daughter, and a great family life in the suburbs of Hollywood. Great, that is, until the Hollywood set decides that motherhood is the newest way to go. When local neighbor Julia Prentice, the wife of a famous movie actor, adopts a baby in full view of the show-business media, the parenthood craze hits its peak. Soon after, Julia is found lying dead in Lucy's swimming pool, with Lucy and her husband labeled as suspects. Now Lucy must determine the truth to clear the name of both herself and her family. Written by leopardo_delle_nevi

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Who do you have to kill to get ahead in this town?

Genres:

Comedy | Mystery

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 August 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Dead Hollywood Moms Society See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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A Good-Tight Mystery Thriller
9 May 2008 | by The_JihadiSee all my reviews

I had nothing to do but was just scrolling the TV Channels on my Television last night and suddenly came across this Film screening on Hallmark Channel (India). I stopped right there because i was watching few glimpses of my favorite actress Angie Everhart and in those glimpses i also happened to see few other beautiful women talking something spicy...

I went ahead with this film and witnessed that Julia (Angie Everhart) get's murdered in the Swimming Pool of Lucy (Justine Bateman) and Lucy's husband Kit (Andrew McCarthy) is framed for the murder. Kit once had an affair with Julia and Lucy knows about it. Julia was a neighbor to this family. Kit is a Film Producer and Julia's husband Woody Prentice (George Hammilton) is a Sitcom Star Icon. If Lucy wants to clear the name of her husband from this murder, She herself has to Trace Down the real killer behind Julia's murder.

Now, This looks like a Heard-Story-Before but those who have not seen this film has to see it to believe it that how well this film is handled. The camera work and screenplay is itself so tight that it keeps you engaged and guessing till the last minutes. The film travels through the narration of Lucy (Justine Bateman) and from her point of view, You see the whole film. I don't think that this film was a Theatrical Release because it was made for TV.

Performancewise, It is Justine Bateman who steals the show and carries the film on her shoulders. Another performance to look forward to in this movie is of Homicide Detective Theresa Shoe (Elizabeth Pena) which was Humorous and Under-played as well. Overall! A good film to watch at any time...


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