US / 95 minutes / color / Frederic Golchan Productions, Leonard Hill Films, NBC Dir: Charles Correll Pr: Frederic Golchan Scr: Robert Nathan, Robert Rosenblum Story: In the Deep Woods (1989) by Nicholas Condé (i.e., Robert Nathan and Robert Rosenblum) Cine: James Glennon Cast: Rosanna Arquette, Anthony Perkins, Will Patton, D.W. Moffett, Chris Rydell, Amy Ryan, Beth Broderick, Harold Sylvester, Kimberly Beck, Donalee Wood, Mary Gregory, David Grant Wright, Greg Kean, Steve Tom.
The sadistic Deep Woods Killer—”Woodsie,” as the cops call him—abducts successful young career women into remote wooded locations and tortures them before murdering them. Successful young author/illustrator Joanna Warren (Arquette) is as terrified as anyone else in the area, especially after her friend Jeanne Donaldson (Wood) becomes the latest victim, but she has other things on her mind—not least that it appears she’s being stalked by a creepy elderly guy, Paul Miller (Perkins), who tells her he’s a PI investigating the killings but whose story doesn’t check out.
Rosanna Arquette as Joanna Warren.
And then there’s the fact that Joanna’s gotten herself a new boyfriend, Frank McCarry (Moffett), an employee of her brother Tommy (Rydell), and, despite Tommy’s warning that Frank is the office lothario, she thinks that this time it could be the real thing . . .
D.W. Moffett as Frank McCarry.
Anthony Perkins, whose last screen role this was, is magnificent as Continue reading