False Pretenses 18 years old

Falling victim to a glib con artist named Michael (Stewart Bick), Texas housewife Diane (Peta Wilson) loses all her money, a disaster that drives her husband Randal (Anthony Lemke) to suicide. Unable to get justice through the official channels, Diane mounts her own plan of revenge. This involves assuming a new identity, trading in her blonde tresses for a redheaded "do", moving to a small town, and systematically seducing the man who ruined her life. One of six "no frills" TV movies produced in Canada for the Lifetime cable network at a flat cost of 2 million each,


False Pretenses Cast

Name Character
Conrad Pla He was 38, now 56 years old as Nando
Cas Anvar as Nabil
Peta Wilson She was 33, now 52 years old as Dianne / Dee Dee Martin
Stewart Bick He was 4, now 23 years old as Mitchell Thomson
Anthony Lemke He was 4, now 23 years old as Randal Ackers
Francis X. McCarthy He was 62, now 81 years old as Chasen Boggs
Cristina Rosato She was 21, now 40 years old as Eva
Brian D. Wright He was 47, now 66 years old as Fred The Manager
Jennifer Morehouse as Paige Segal
Miranda Handford as Laura
David Gow He was 47, now 66 years old as Norm

False Pretenses Crew

Name Department
Tom Swale as Writer. Writing
Jason Hreno as Director. Directing
Josée Mauffette as Producer. Production
James Gelfand as Original Music Composer. He was 45 (now 64) years old Sound
False Pretenses poster
False Pretenses (18 years)

  • Release day: Monday, October 25, 2004
  • Runtime: 86 minutes