Pallid and unexciting, THE THREE LIVES OF KAREN is a repressed-memory, made-for-cable feature that plays out like a Harlequin romance murder mystery. Our heroine has been traumatized by violence that induces amnesia, thus allowing this film to incorporate a torn-between-two-lovers motif
for a susceptible audience. When not busy suffering, she gets to juggle a hubby and a fiance.
Preparing to get married to North Carolina highway patrolman Matt (Tim Guinee), Karen Winthrop (Gail O'Grady) accidentally learns that she has been living in amnesia for four years. In her previous identity as Emily Riggs, she was the put-upon wife of high-powered attorney Paul Riggs (De...