In a Shallow Grave (1988)

R 05/06/1988 (US) Drama 1h 32m
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Garnet Montrose (Michael Beihn) returns home to West Virginia after suffering horrible facial disfigurement from wounds at the battle of Guadalcanal. He watches his former sweetheart Georgia (Maureen Mueller) from his farm down the road. Garnett is obviously socially withdrawn because of his injuries, and he soon enlists the help of itinerant young farmhand Potter Daventry (Patrick Dempsey) to deliver notes to Georgia. Garnet begins to open up to Potter before he suspects him of delivering more than letters. Potter quickly becomes a major focus in both Garnet and Georgia's lives in this drama taken from the novel by James Purdy.

  1. Kenneth Bowser

    Director, Writer

  2. James Purdy


Top Billed Cast

  1. Michael Biehn

    Michael Biehn

    Garnet Montrose

  2. Maureen Mueller

    Maureen Mueller

    Georgina Rance

  3. Michael Beach

    Michael Beach

    Quintus Pearch

  4. Patrick Dempsey

    Patrick Dempsey

    Potter Daventry

  5. Thomas B. Mason

    Edgar Doust

  6. Mike Pettinger


  7. Prentiss Rowe


  8. Ron Rosenthal

    Army Doctor

  9. Muriel Moore

    Mrs. Gondess

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In a Shallow Grave
In a Shallow Grave

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Original Language English

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