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Our Mother's House (1967)

 -  Drama | Thriller  -  July 1967 (UK)
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When their deeply religious mother dies, the seven Hook children bury her in the garden and continue life as normal. Then their absent father , Charlie, reappears...

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Charlie Hook
Margaret Leclere ...
Elsa (as Maggie Brooks)
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Diana
Louis Sheldon Williams ...
Hubert
John Gugolka ...
Dunstan
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Jiminee
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Gerty (as Sarah Nicholls)
Gustav Henry ...
Willy
Parnum Wallace ...
Louis
Yootha Joyce ...
Mrs. Quayle
Claire Davidson ...
Miss Bailey
Anthony Nicholls ...
Mr. Halbert
Annette Carell ...
Mother
Gerald Sim ...
Bank Clerk
Edina Ronay ...
Doreen
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When their deeply religious mother dies, the seven Hook children bury her in the garden and continue life as normal. Then their absent father , Charlie, reappears... Written by Allen Dace

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Amazing little world
11 March 2004 | by (Los Angeles, USA) – See all my reviews

Among the filmography of the great Jack Clayton, OUR MOTHER'S HOUSE ranks with ROOM AT THE TOP, THE INNOCENTS and THE PUMPKIN EATER. He has a master's hand to deal with the smallest details. His work with children is unsurpassed. Here we have the splendid Pamela Franklin (The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie) and Mark Lester(Oliver in Carol Reed's Oliver) plus a sterling performance by Dirk Bogarde. The film is, clearly, an ancestor of THE CEMENT GARDEN but it creates a world impossible to emulate. In my list of films that changed my life, it goes hand in hand with ROSEMARY'S BABY, APARTMENT ZERO, THE CONFORMIST and BLOW UP.


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