Mesmerized

Mesmerized

Director: Michael Laughlin

Cast: Jodie Foster, John Lithgow, Michael Murphy

     
 

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This psychodrama is set in New Zealand during the 1880s and is based on the true story of an orphaned 18-year-old who marries a cruel, much-older man. He constantly abuses her and keeps her under his thumb until she snaps and using hypnotism, kills him. Later she is tried in court.See more details below

Overview

This psychodrama is set in New Zealand during the 1880s and is based on the true story of an orphaned 18-year-old who marries a cruel, much-older man. He constantly abuses her and keeps her under his thumb until she snaps and using hypnotism, kills him. Later she is tried in court.

Product Details

Release Date:
11/28/2006
UPC:
0779836224095
Original Release:
1986
Rating:
NR
Source:
Direct Source Label
Time:
1:29:00

Special Features

Interactive menu; Full screen presentation; Digitally mastered; Chapter selection

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Jodie Foster Victoria
John Lithgow Oliver Thompson
Michael Murphy Wilson
Harry Andrews Old Thompson
Dan Shor George
Philip Holder Dr. Finch
Reg Evans Mr. Simmons
Jonathan Hardy Burley
Don Selwyn Joseph
Derek Hardwick Longwood
Beryl TeWiata Mrs. Simmons
Bob Gould Judge
Norman Fairley Bailiff
John Smith Jury Foreman
David Cameron Shipping Clerk
John Wingrove Victoria's Grandfather
Sheila Summers Head Matron
Karl Bradley Dentist
Norman Fletcher Merchant at Races
Rob Jayne Prison Chaplain
Ian Harrop Court Heckler
David Baxter Court Heckler

Technical Credits
Michael Laughlin Director,Screenwriter
Georges Delerue Score Composer
Jodie Foster Co-producer
Antony I. Ginnane Producer
Louis Horvath Cinematographer
Jerzy Skolimowski Screenwriter

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Shocked
1. Chapter 1 [7:54]
2. Chapter 2 [2:05]
3. Chapter 3 [8:31]
4. Chapter 4 [2:17]
5. Chapter 5 [7:31]
6. Chapter 6 [2:42]
7. Chapter 7 [5:20]
8. Chapter 8 [7:38]
9. Chapter 9 [4:43]
10. Chapter 10 [3:17]

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