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Fatal Deception: Mrs. Lee Harvey Oswald (1993)

The story of the widow of Lee Harvey Oswald, the man accused of shooting President Kennedy. Via flashbacks, the story traces the woman's life from her days in Russia, the turmoil following ... See full summary »

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Robert Dornhelm

Writer:

Steve Bello
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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Helena Bonham Carter ... Marina Oswald
Robert Picardo ... David Lifton
Frank Whaley ... Lee Harvey Oswald
Bill Bolender ... George de Mohrenschildt
Brandon Smith ... Kenneth Porter
Lisa Renee Wilson Lisa Renee Wilson ... Rachel Porter
Deborah Dawn Slaboda ... Julie Porter
Ingeborga Dapkunaite ... Lubya
Vladimir Ilin ... Uncle
Quenby Bakke Quenby Bakke ... Janet Williams
Norman Bennett ... Funeral Director
Rodger Boyce ... 2nd Agent
Cliff Stephens Cliff Stephens ... 1st Agent
Alan Ackles ... TV Host
Randall Bonifay Randall Bonifay ... 2nd FBI Guard
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Storyline

The story of the widow of Lee Harvey Oswald, the man accused of shooting President Kennedy. Via flashbacks, the story traces the woman's life from her days in Russia, the turmoil following the assassination, raising her family, and coming to grips with the fact that she too may have been a pawn in a grand conspiracy. Written by Buxx Banner <buxx572@aol.com>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 November 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Marina's Story See more »

Filming Locations:

Dallas, Texas, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Bill Bolender (who plays George de Mohrenschildt here) also appeared in JFK (1991) where he played a prisoner who witnessed strange movements on the book depository where the shots that killed Kennedy were fired. See more »

Goofs

Ruth Paine and Marina are shown watching the motorcade on live television and thus the confusion and bedlam of the assassination aftermath. There was no television coverage of the motorcade, and in fact, what they are seeing on the television is film taken at the time and broadcast much later. See more »

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worthless, waste of space and effort
14 January 1999 | by gerd-2See all my reviews

i must admit i cheated slightly here because i didn't watch the whole film. the reason for this, however, was that it was appalling. this is one of the worst movies i have ever watched and i've seen "cool as ice". the acting, directing, make-up everything about this film sucked. the main actress looked the same when she was supposed to be in school in Russia and when she was a housewife in America some 20-25 years later. I mean, she looked identical, hadn't aged a day. This film tried to ask some questions and raise some issues, it failed. This reel should never have made it off the cutting room floor unless it was so that it could be thrown into the infernal fires of hell.


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