Clean, Shaven (1993)

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Peter Winter is a young schizophrenic who is desperately trying to get his daughter back from her adoptive family. He attempts to function in a world that, for him, is filled with strange ... See full summary »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Alice Levitt ...
Girl with Ball
Megan Owen ...
Mrs. Winter
Jennifer MacDonald ...
Molly Castelloe ...
Melinda Frayne
Jill Chamberlain ...
Teenager at Motel
Agathe Leclerc ...
Murdered Girl
Robert Albert ...
Jack McNally
Roget Joly ...
Police Photographer
René Beaudin ...
Boy on Bicycle
Dr. Michaels
Eliot Rockett ...
Man on Ladder / Man in Jeep
Angela Vibert ...
Girl in Rain
Karen MacDonald ...
Girl in Rain
Lee Kayman ...


Peter Winter is a young schizophrenic who is desperately trying to get his daughter back from her adoptive family. He attempts to function in a world that, for him, is filled with strange voices, electrical noise, disconcerting images, and jarringly sudden emotional shifts. He clings to his humanity like a raft, barely afloat in a sea of terror. In a brief moment of congruence, he shatters his image reflected in a window, perhaps to more properly align it with his fragmented psyche. During his quest, he runs afoul of the law and an ongoing murder investigation. Written by Tad Dibbern <>

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The policeman picks up a cigarette butt from the end table using a pair of tweezers. In closeup the burnt end is pointing up; the wider shot immediately after, when he brings it to his nose, shows the burnt end pointing down. See more »


Nicole Winter: [to her father, Peter] You don't have a very nice car.
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Referenced in Walking and Talking (1996) See more »

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5 August 2004 | by (Redondo Beach) – See all my reviews

Forget "A Beautiful Mind". This film has a true and simple soul. "Clean, Shaven" is a powerful and insightful look into the world of the paranoid. That it is a low budget "indie" only adds to it's effect. Hollyweird has lost it's ability to produce quality films like this one. It is an "Ox Bow Incident" for the schizophrenics of the world. From the sound effects to Peter Greene's seamless performance, this film never ceases to amaze me. That people stop watching after the first five minutes only proves the point the film is trying to make. He acts "weird" so he must be a deranged killer or a predatory pedophile. It's an indictment of the ever present "Burn them at the stake" mentality. Two thumbs up ...

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