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Black and White (1999)

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Action thriller starring Gina Gershon as hard-edged, experienced cop Nora 'Hugs' Hugosian, who is assigned a new partner - rookie cop Chrids O'Brien (Rory Cochrane) - to help her with the ... See full summary »

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Yuri Zeltser
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Gina Gershon ... Nora 'Hugs' Hugosian
Rory Cochrane ... Chris O'Brien
Ron Silver ... Simon Herzel
Alison Eastwood ... Lynn Dombrowsky
Ross Partridge ... Michael Clemence
James Handy ... Sergeant Wright
Carl Anthony Payne II ... Ernie Pitts
Ashley Tucker Ashley Tucker ... Bany Glover (as Ashley E. Tucker)
Joe Unger ... Charlie Sanders
Lobo Sebastian ... Pablo
Kamala Lopez ... Carmela (as Kamala Lopez-Dawson)
Boris Lee Krutonog ... Peeping Tom
Michael Paul Chan ... Witness (as Michael P. Chan)
Barry Primus ... Priest
Marshall Bell ... Toast
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Action thriller starring Gina Gershon as hard-edged, experienced cop Nora 'Hugs' Hugosian, who is assigned a new partner - rookie cop Chrids O'Brien (Rory Cochrane) - to help her with the serial killer case she is working on. The two begin a passionate affair - but it isn't long before Chris starts to have his suspicions about Nora's real involvement with the murders. Written by T Cruz

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partner | rookie | trust | lapd | police | See All (74) »

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If you can't trust your partner, who can you trust?


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Trivia

The character, Lynn Dombrowsky, scoffs, "Nora as Dirty Harry?" The actress playing Dombrowsky is the daughter of Clint Eastwood of the Dirty Harry movies. See more »

Quotes

Ernie Pitts: You know what they say about broads in uniform, don't you? They are either nymphos, lesbos or psychos!
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Freak Out Man
Written by Frank Meyer
Performed by The Streetwalkin' Cheetahs
Produced by Patrick Boissel & The Streetwalkin' Cheetahs (as The Cheetahs)
(p) + © Alive/Total Energy Records
All Rights Reserved
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A surprisingly good erotic thriller!
1 June 2000 | by Logan-22See all my reviews

I caught this film on HBO last night and started off thinking it was going to suck (like most B-Movie late night fare, uncut or not), but once Gina Gershon enters the picture (about 10 minutes in), the picture starts to really take off, building up a clever web of erotic tension and suspense that kept me glued to the screen, waiting to see what was going to happen next. The stereotypical ending--despite catching me off guard for some reason (maybe because it was 5 am or I couldn't believe they resorted to such a hackneyed gimmick, you decide)--is a bit of a letdown, but don't let that stop you from watching what turned out to be a surprisingly good erotic thriller (despite having extremely minimal nudity, none of it Ms. Gershon's, which I thought odd considering her role certainly warranted it). I give it a 7 out of 10 (it would have warranted an 8 if not for the ending). Worth a rental or purchase (or staying up well past your bedtime in my case). If you like cop films and/or erotic thrillers, this is a pleasant surprise that you should make the effort to track down. I don't know why the director, Yuri Zeltser, has not made more films; he certainly shows a lot of talent. Congratulations to Ms. Gershon for a wonderful "bad girl" performance!


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 April 2001 (Philippines) See more »

Also Known As:

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1.85 : 1
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