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Letters from a Killer
is a 1998 film about a man who is falsely convicted of the murder of his wife. During his time in jail, he finds comfort from four women with whom he corresponds. After his second court appearance, he is finally freed from prison only to be framed for yet two more murders which he did not commit.
It stars Patrick Swayze
Patrick Wayne Swayze was an American actor, dancer and singer-songwriter. He was best known for his tough-guy roles, as romantic leading men in the hit films Dirty Dancing and Ghost, and as Orry Main in the North and South television miniseries. He was named by People magazine as its "Sexiest...
as Race Darnell, a man who was convicted and framed for murdering his wife. The movie also features Gia Carides
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, Kim Myers
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, Olivia Birkelund, Tina Lifford,
and Elizabeth Ruscio. It was directed by David Carson
David Carson is a British television director. He has directed episodes of many TV series, including The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Smallville, Doogie Howser, M.D., and L.A. Law...
and writing by John Foster, Nicholas Hicks-Beach, and Shelley Miller.
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Letters from a Killer
was originally supposed to be finished earlier than its release but filming was halted for two months due to Patrick Swayze suffering serious injuries in the lone area while he fell off his horse and hit a tree. He ended up with both legs broken and four tendons in his shoulder immediately became detached. Although it was released later, Swayze was reported to have trouble resuming his career until later.