Smoke Screen

Synopsis: A television reporter finds herself in the middle of a murder investigation when she wakes up next to a dead body, not remembering a thing about the night before.
Genre: Crime
Director(s): Gary Yates
Production: Sony Pictures Entertainment
 
IMDB:
5.1
TV-PG
Year:
2010
87 min
23 Views


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Jay?

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This is gonna sound strange...

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...but I don't remember

anything from last night.

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Jay?

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Jay?

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Oh, my God.

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Oh, my God.

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Detective Jay Burgess,

one of the heroes...

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...from the Charleston

Police Station fire, is dead.

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Police apparently received a 91 1 call

from an unidentified woman...

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i...who spent the night/i

iat Burgess' house./i

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iPolice aren't yet saying/i

iif foul play was involved./i

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iWe will continue to bring you/i

imore as this story unfolds./i

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iSue Share for/i Channel 8 News.

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Detective, can you tell me

what happened?

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Do you have any idea

how Jay died?

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My wife and I watch you

almost every night, Ms. Shelley.

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Thank you.

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TVN says you're the number one

news reporter in Charleston.

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-My, my.

-Yes, I've been very fortunate.

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I was asking you--

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Truth be told, I'm surprised CNN

or Fox hasn't scooped you up yet.

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I bet you end up

on one of those national broadcasts.

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Because it's the same

everywhere, isn't it?

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It's just easier for people

to hear bad news...

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...when they're looking

at a pretty face.

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Look, I'm just trying

to understand here.

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Do you think Jay died

from respiratory failure...

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...or heart attack?

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Actually, Ms. Shelley,

we were hoping you could tell us.

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This isn't exactly your first brush

with this type of incident, is it?

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Sorry, I'm Bill Alexander,

Ms. Shelley's attorney.

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Your station manager said...

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...that I'm at your disposal

as long as you need.

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Thank you.

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Quite frankly, I was surprised that

Sam thought I needed an attorney...

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...but now I'm actually

glad that he suggested it.

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Well, since we're all here...

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...why don't we go

into the interrogation room.

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Just to be clear,

I'm not just giving a statement.

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I mean, this is an interrogation...

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...so you see me

as some sort of suspect.

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Well, shall we?

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How well did you know

Jay Burgess?

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He had given me

a lead on a story, that was it.

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When?

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Five years ago

right after the fire.

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-Were you intimate?

-You don't have to answer that.

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