Stalking Laura

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A beautiful young computer technician starting off her career in Silicon Valley during the Eighties, is stalked and harassed by a nerdy, dangerous and mentally-unstable colleague with a twisted obsession.

ACTORS :  Richard Thomas, Brooke Shields, Viveka Davis

YEAR OF RELEASE :  1993

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Stalking Laura Laura Black has got it. She has got her master’s in computer science and she has got that great job in Silicon Valley. Time to say ‘bye bye’ to mom and dad and to leave Virginia. Everything seems to be fine with one exception. That guy Richard Farley at her new job. If he would stop his attempts to date her. For weeks his psycho terror has been going on now. Laura decides not to let him win. She does not want to be his ‘victim’. May be an official complaint about Farley would solve her problem?

Well done…other title “Stalking Laura”

Stalking Laura This type of film could seem over-the-top, but thanks to a believable performance by Richard Thomas, and a surprisingly decent performance by Brooke Shields, the viewer is interested in the story, and not distracted by personalities.

You will see some interesting information regarding stalking, as well. For example, when Thomas speaks to Penny (human resources) who divulges Laura’s personal information (including her birthday, residence and family information). This film was made in 1993, and I was surprised that the company was not held liable for Laura’s problems with this man.

As this is based on a true story, we see Richard Thomas gradually unraveling as he stalks Laura (Shields), he seems initially harmless, then obsessed. The breaking point occurs when he is fired. He has, he says to his friends, nothing to lose, and starts asking if the office is protected with bullet-proof glass. His co-workers laugh, thinking this is a joke.

This is an interesting and true story, which is well-presented.

Very well done real-life stalker drama

 
Richard Thomas is so good in this part it’s scary. The first time I saw this I thought, he can’t be that good an actor, he must be a maniac in real life. He does a very effective job, playing a techno geek who becomes obsessed with a coworker. He takes it from being just an annoying pest through the stalker stage, into the full blown maniac stage. Even when he is walking around with a shot gun he is very believable. No Rambo type violence, just a seemingly normal person who happens to be treating life like a video game. It is disturbing and you ask yourself, what would you tell your daughter or friend to do in that type of situation. All the legal avenues seem to make it worse. There are no easy answers. It definitely made me want to look into the case this is based on. Thomas was expected to carry the movie and he did. Brooke Shields was perhaps at her best in this part, but the whole movie hinges on if you buy into Thomas as the stalker and it does it quite well!

 

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