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Release Date: 1988

DVD Release Date: June 3rd, 2003

PG|1 hr 41 min

Plot Summary
During a time of anti-Communist paranoia, editor Emily Crane (Kelly McGillis) balks at turning over the identities of colleagues being sought by the House Un-American Activities Committee and is blacklisted as a result. After taking a job as an elderly woman's companion, her life falls into a normal rhythm -- until she checks out an argument in the house next door. Soon Emily is on the run and trying to unravel a Nazi plot. Meanwhile, Cochran (Jeff Daniels), an FBI man, tries to protect her.

Cast: Kelly McGillis, Jeff Daniels, Mandy Patinkin, Christopher Buchholz, Jessica Tandy, Jonathan Hogan, Trey Wilson, Brian Davies

Director: Peter Yates

Genres: Thriller

Production Co: Orion Pictures

Keywords: Office, Fall, Emotional, Escape, New York City, 1950s, Suspenseful