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The Trap (1966)

 -  Adventure | Drama | Romance  -  July 1967 (USA)
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A fur trapper takes a mute girl as his unwilling wife to live with him in his remote cabin in the woods.

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Cast overview:
Rita Tushingham ...
Eve
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La Bete
Rex Sevenoaks ...
The Trader
Barbara Chilcott ...
Trader's Wife
Linda Goranson ...
Trader's Daughter
Blain Fairman ...
Clerk
Walter Marsh ...
Preacher
Joseph Golland ...
Baptiste (as Jo Golland)
Jon Granik ...
No Name
Merv Campone ...
Yellow Dog
Reg McReynolds ...
Captain (as Reginald McReynolds)
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A fur trapper takes a mute girl as his unwilling wife to live with him in his remote cabin in the woods.

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Rita Tushingham does not utter a single word in the entire film. See more »

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Oliver Reed in younger,better days.
6 February 2000 | by (Auckland, New Zealand.) – See all my reviews

Like many other reviewers I remember this film from the late 60's on late night tv. It was the era of kung fu films and blaxploitation movies which we all watched avidly. Films like 'the Trap' held no interest for us but it held our attention and fascination in an absorbing way. The slowly changing relationship between the trapper and his mute wife/slave transfixed us in its humanity and fragility. The story centres around these two mismatched ndividuals, both handicapped in their own way as they struggle to make a life together in the canadian wilderness. From initial brutality to tolerance to interdependence and finally the eventual outcome at the end. Both Reed and Tushingham give strong performances here, especially Oliver. When he wasnt getting soaked he could turn out some amazing work.Sadly he is no longer with us and is no doubt propping up another bar somewhere in shakespeares heaven.He will be missed. I hope they repeat this on tv or release it on video again soon.It is a truly outstanding work.


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