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The Night Visitor (1971)

GP  -  Crime | Thriller | Horror  -  7 February 1972 (Sweden)
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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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Salem
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The Inspector
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Ester Jenks
Per Oscarsson ...
Dr. Anton Jenks
Rupert Davies ...
Mr. Clemens
Andrew Keir ...
Dr. Kemp
Jim Kennedy ...
Carl
Arthur Hewlett ...
Pop
Hanne Bork ...
Emmie
Gretchen Franklin ...
Mrs. Hansen
Bjørn Watt-Boolsen ...
Mr. Torens
Lotte Freddie ...
Britt Torens
Erik Kühnau ...
Police Doctor
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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)  »

Also Known As:

Lunatic  »

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Christopher Lee was first choice to play Salem but was not available. See more »

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The Parrot: Salem, come to supper!
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this movie A.K.A lunatic,good performance by MVS as salem
12 April 2002 | by (kuwait) – See all my reviews

i was looking for "the night visitor" for long time cuz im a big max von sydow fan,and i finally i found it under

a strange title"Lunatic"which SURPRISINGLY not mentioned here

in a.k.a section . the story are the same here: a mental patient (MVS as salem)just

escaped from his asylum in his underwear and... sorry i won't spoil anything more here, , but this a real thriller and i recommend MVS fans to watch this movie its one of his better performance(after the exorcist 1 and 2 of course)

hani (king of horror movies)


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