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Release Date:
September 1972 (USA) See more »
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A most bizarre voyage into the psycho sexual! See more »
Plot:
When Cheryl and her roommate quarrel, Cheryl moves into her aunt's skid-row hotel in downtown L.A. rather than return home to Ohio... See more » | Full synopsis »
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"Eating Raoul": A Voracious Enterprise
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one of the best of it's genre... See more (27 total) »

Cast

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Ayn Ruymen ... Cheryl Stratton
Lucille Benson ... Aunt Martha
John Ventantonio ... George
Laurie Main ... Reverend Moon

Stanley Livingston ... Jeff
Charles Woolf ... Jeff's Dad
Ann Gibbs ... Judy
Len Travis ... Mike
Dorothy Neumann ... Mrs. Quigley
Gene Simms ... First Policeman
John Lupton ... Second Policeman
Patrick Strong ... Artie
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Paul Bartel ... Man in Park (uncredited)

Directed by
Paul Bartel 
 
Writing credits
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Philip Kearney 
Les Rendelstein 

Produced by
Gene Corman .... producer
 
Original Music by
Hugo Friedhofer 
 
Cinematography by
Andrew Davis 
 
Film Editing by
Morton Tubor  (as Martin Tubor)
 
Production Design by
John Retsek 
 
Art Direction by
John Retsek 
 
Costume Design by
Liz Manny 
 
Production Management
Donald Heitzer .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Arne Schmidt .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Jeff Wexler .... sound
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Tak Fujimoto .... first assistant camera
Skip Karnas .... best boy
Melton Maxwell .... gaffer
Jim Morris .... dolly grip
Jor Van Kline .... grip
Fred Goodich .... still photographer (uncredited)
 

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Also Known As:
"Blood Relations" - USA (alternative title)
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Runtime:
87 min
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Color (Metrocolor)
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Aunt Martha:Cheryl dear, when you're older, you'll realize that the body is a prison that traps and bends the natural spirit to its will. It makes us weak or sick or ugly, it makes us into men or women or whatever it likes, whether we like it or not.See more »
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Referenced in Ban the Sadist Videos! Part 2 (2006) (V)See more »

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3 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
one of the best of it's genre..., 7 October 2005
Author: sanjr1 from United States

I don't want to spoil this film for anyone so I'm just gonna state that it does everything right. From the script to the direction to the acting & especially the production design it is pretty damn perfect. A low budget gem with a wicked double twist ending that still knocks my socks off today. Be reminded there is very little nudity, bloodshed or harsh language here but you'll think it was full of it when the movie is over. That to me is the mark of a great thriller & that's what this is. It was ignored upon it's original release & is just being released this week on DVD. Do not miss this opportunity to watch a genre classic. I don't think it's gonna be available too long & those who know about it have more than likely pre-ordered it already. Don't wait!! This movie rocks....HARD!!!

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