电影名称 Rehearsal for Murder
- ——Where the curtain comes up on Terror
- 中文名称 谋杀彩排
- 类型 戏剧 / 悬疑 / 惊悚
- 国家 美国
- 语言 英语
- 时长 1 hr 36 min (96 min)
- 上映时间 26 May 1982 (USA)
In a theatre on Broadway, a group of friends remember the opening night from one year ago. On this night, the leading lady was apparently murdered. On this day, these people, all involved in the production, are brought back by the fiancee of this murder victim, a distinguished playwright, to read for parts in his new play. However, he believes she was murdered, and now wants to catch the killer.
A leading lady seems to have committed suicide after mixed reviews on opening night. Her fiancé, the playwright, knows better. A year later, he assembles the cast, the director and the producer to read scenes from his new play. When moving men and a police lieutenant show up, it becomes clear this is more than a rehearsal. The playwright has found a novel way to catch a killer. We soon learn that no one and nothing are who and what they seem.
A noted playwright is devastated by the apparent suicide of his fiancée, a famous film actress, after her Broadway debut in one of his plays. On the first year anniversary of her death, he arranges a reunion of cast and crew from that fateful opening night. He asks them to read for parts in his new play, but in reality he believes that his fiancée was murdered, and that someone at the rehearsal is the killer.
A year after his fiancée's death, a playwright schedules a rehearsal for his new play, which proves to be a trap for her killer.