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Death Watch (1980)

R
130 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

In a future where dying of illness is exceedingly rare, a terminally ill woman becomes a celebrity and a man with camera implants goes to secretly record her for a morbid TV show.
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Writers
David Compton (novel "The Continuous Katherine Mortenhoe, or The Unsleeping Eye") | David Rayfiel | Bertrand Tavernier | Géza von Radványi (German dialogue) (as Geza Von Radvany)
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Cinematographer
Pierre-William Glenn (as Pierre William Glenn)
Casting Director
Production Designer
Anthony Pratt (as Tony Pratt)
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Updated Jan 23, 1980

Release date
Apr 1982 (United States)

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26 cast members
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Romy Schneider
Katherine Mortenhoe Katherine Mortenhoe   See fewer
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Harry Dean Stanton
Vincent Ferriman Vincent Ferriman   See fewer
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Max von Sydow
Gerald Mortenhoe (as Max Von Sydow) Gerald Mortenhoe (as Max Von Sydow)   See fewer
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Caroline Langrishe
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William Russell
Dr.Mason (as William Russel) Dr.Mason (as William Russel)   See fewer
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Vadim Glowna
Harry Graves Harry Graves   See fewer
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Eva Maria Meineke
Dr. Klausen Dr. Klausen   See fewer
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Bernhard Wicki
Katherine's Dad (as Bernard Wicki) Katherine's Dad (as Bernard Wicki)   See fewer
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Freddie Boardley
Technician Technician   See fewer
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Robbie Coltrane
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Julian Hough
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Peter Kelly
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Boyd Nelson
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Billy Riddoch
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Derek Royle
Matthieson Matthieson   See fewer
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Ida Schuster
Old woman Old woman   See fewer
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John Shedden
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Vari Sylvester
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Paul Young
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Jake D'Arcy
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Maureen Jack
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Carey Wilson
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6.8 / 10 | 2,151 votes