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The Night Visitor (1971)

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A man named Salem escapes from an insane asylum where he was confined for an axe-murder. Falsely convicted under a plea of "guilty due to insanity", he does not plan to let his sister and ... See full summary »

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Britt Torens
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A man named Salem escapes from an insane asylum where he was confined for an axe-murder. Falsely convicted under a plea of "guilty due to insanity", he does not plan to let his sister and her husband forget that they were responsible for the murder of a farmhand and for his cruel imprisonment in the asylum. Written by alfiehitchie

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If your skin doesn't crawl, its on too tight!

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7 February 1972 (Sweden)  »

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Salem likes to play chess. Max Von Sydow plays chess with Death in 'The Seventh Seal. See more »

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When the Inspector and Doctor are existing Salem's cell. See more »

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The Parrot: Salem, come to supper!
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Chilling movie, Chilling location, Chilling Score.
5 June 2000 | by (Seattle, WA) – See all my reviews

Max Von Sydow brilliantly portrays Salem, a patient at an insane asylum. The chilling cinematography of some guy in his underwear running around in the chilling snow fields makes this thriller even more chilling. But wait till you hear the chilling score by Henry Mancini. He wisely uses de-tuned piano notes that set a perfect mood.


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