The Watching Hour: F/X
USA, 1986, 109 Minute Running Time
Genre/Subjects: Action/Adventure, Thriller
35mm presentation - The Justice Department enlists special-effects wizard Rollie Tyler (Bryan Brown) for the most elaborate assignment of his lifetime -- to fake the murder of a high-profile mobster (Jerry Orbach) who's about to enter the witness protection program. But Tyler's hoax turns frighteningly real when he realizes he's been set up for murder. Meanwhile, a New York detective (Brian Dennehy) investigating the crime finds the FBI to be less than helpful.
DIRECTOR: Robert Mandel
Principal Cast: Bryan Brown, Brian Dennehy, Diane Venora, Cliff De Young, Mason Adams, Jerry Orbach, Joe Grifasi, Martha Gehman, Trey Wilson, Angela Bassett
US Distributor: MGM