In 1949 composer Roman Strauss is executed for the vicious murder of his wife Margaret with a pair of scissors. In 1990s Los Angeles a mute amnesiac woman shows up at an orphanage and private eye Mike Church is called in to investigate. Under hypnosis both the woman and Church seem to have a strange link back to the Strauss murder.

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  1. Kenneth Branagh


  2. Scott Frank


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  1. Kenneth Branagh

    Kenneth Branagh

    Roman Strauss / Mike Church

  2. Derek Jacobi

    Derek Jacobi

    Franklyn Madson

  3. Andy García

    Andy García

    Gray Baker

  4. Robin Williams

    Robin Williams

    Doctor Cozy Carlisle

  5. Lois Hall

    Lois Hall

    Schwester Constance

  6. Emma Thompson

    Emma Thompson

    Margaret Strauss / Grace

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 47m

Budget -

Revenue $38,016,380.00

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  • August 23, 1991
    R, Theatrical



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