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American-born French film director Bob Swaim directed this sordid tale of greed, deception, machinations and murder. The darkly beautiful Meg Tilly stars as Olivia Lawrence, member of the Hamptons social elite and heiress to a vast fortune, who becomes attracted to dangerous newcomer Tim Whalen (Rob Lowe). She unwittingly falls into his web of deceit, as he and her stepfather (John Glover) plot her murder in order to gain the $3,000,000 in her trust fund. Inspired in plot by the film noir classics of the '40s, Masquerade lacks the style and originality of the originals. The film noticeably… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 43%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A tense, well-performed erotic thriller....Lowe's at the top of his game"
‑ Clint Morris, Film Threat
"Filme que poderia ser interessante perde-se em função das reviravoltas forçadas do roteiro e da péssima atuação de Tilly."
‑ Pablo Villaca, Cinema em Cena
"Tries to desperately cloak itself so its viewers don't realize how very little worthwhile material is actually present."
‑ Dustin Putman,
"annoyingly lame"
‑ Rich Cline, Shadows on the Wall
"A top-notch thriller with genuine surprises and a great, affluent atmosphere."
‑ Blake Davis, KFOR Channel 4 News
"Exposes a society riven by class warfare."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
"Good fun, if you're in to the pulpy, trashy, confusingly plotted mystery flicks."
‑ Scott Weinberg,
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