Young babysitter Amanda arrives at the Lloyd residence to spend the evening looking after their young son. Soon after the Lloyds leave, a series of frightening occurrences in the gloomy old house have Amanda's nerves on edge. The real terror begins, however, when the child's biological father appears after recently escaping from a nearby mental institution. Written by
Kevin Steinhauer <K.Steinhauer@BoM.GOV.AU>
The scream you can hear is your own
Did You Know?
In an interview with star Honor Blackman
she said that she feared the young child in the film would have damaging repercussions from having been in scenes with intense violence. She said that there was no psychical danger at all, as the 'shard of mirror glass' was really a fake prop, but worried the sheer intensity of the actors would be disturbing to the child. See more
When Amanda walks out the door into the yard she is frightened by clothing which hits her in the face from a spinning clothesline. In a subsequent shot we see the back door & clothesline positions in relation to each other. It would be highly unlikely and next to impossible that somebody exiting the door would not notice the white clothes on a spinning clothesline and avoid them instead of walking into the path of the clothes. See more
How do you spell that word, "psychotic"?
You may have to spell it M-U-R-D-E-R, murder, if you don't get someone over there quickly!
Remade as Trick or Treats
Music by Harry Robertson
Lyrics by Bob Barratt See more