No One Could Protect Her

No One Could Protect Her

Larry Shaw (1996)

87min
18 Certificate
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Review

Our Score
A superior slice of TV-movie suspense, which almost inevitably is based on true events. Joanna Kerns plays a victim recruited by the police to draw out a rapist/killer who has been stalking a quiet, respectable neighbourhood. The familiar faces in the cast include cop Dan Lauria, best known for his role in The Wonder Years, and Anthony John Denison, the baddie from Michael Mann's stylish cop series Crime Story. The performances are uniformly strong and director Larry Shaw orchestrates the action with confidence.

Summary

A woman is raped in her own home, but the police seem powerless to apprehend the attacker. As reports of further sexual assaults in her neighbourhood mount up, all seemingly the work of the same man, she resolves to turn detective and bring him to justice herself. Thriller based on a true story, starring Joanna Kerns, Anthony John Denison and Peter MacNeill.

Cast & Crew

Jessica Rayner Joanna Kerns
Dan Rayner Anthony John Denison
Detective Greg Corning Dan Lauria
Detective Elizabeth Jordan Christina Cox
Nick Foster Dan Lett
Frank Trappe Peter MacNeill
Carol Pizzerelli Lori Hallier
Chief Lasser Gerry Mendicino
Director Larry Shaw
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Other Information

Language: EnglishColourGuidance: Contains some violence and swearing. Available on: video and DVD
Drama