Mute Witness (1996)

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  • Stumme Zeugen Alternative


Thriller about three American youngsters who make a film in Moscow and get entwined with the Russian underworld. Mute Billie is a special effects makeup artist working on a low-budget thriller directed by Andy, the boyfriend of her sister Karen. One night she returns to the studio to get a mask that needs further work and unwittingly stumbles onto a snuff movie which is being secretly shot. She is chased throughout the building by the men involved, who at first are uncertain as to whether they have been discovered. The men concerned, who are also involved in the production of Andy's film, claim to police that the murder never happened and that what she saw was just acting. During her attempt to prove her competence and to save her life, Billie and her friends are drawn deeper into a labyrinth involving the Russian Mafia.

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