Full of brutal assassinations, inscrutable dastards, and sex, NATURAL CAUSES is simply a cable TV thriller force-fed with too much political content.
Separated for many years from her mother, Rachel (Janis Paige), who chose to live in Bangkok after her husband and son were slain in Viet Nam, physician Jessie McCarthy (Linda Purl) arrives in Bangkok for a reunion only to find that Rachel has been murdered and her body cremated. It is the eve of
an international conference celebrating US rapprochement with the Viet Nam government. Befriended by embassy attache Fran Jakes (Ali MacGraw) and grilled by a Thai colonel (Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa), Jessie steps into a minefi...