A wealthy woman is trapped during a storm in a house with no electricity or phone. A killer has murdered her sister, stuffed the body in the basement, and is now after her.

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Kate Wainwright
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Edith Jordan
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Ben Chapel
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Susan Chappel
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A wealthy woman is trapped during a storm in a house with no electricity or phone. A killer has murdered her sister, stuffed the body in the basement, and is now after her. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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The phone is not the only thing that's dead in Susan's house!


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The film is set during a terrible rainstorm, but during the filming production "suffered" from near-perfect weather conditions, so 100,000 gallons of water had to be streamed through rain towers to achieve the desired effect. Ironically, a week after filming was completed, torrential rains flooded the area. See more »

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A Very Good TV Thriller!
4 December 2016 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This film is better than it sounds like it would be... it's a bit predictable but really worth watching if you like a good mystery-thriller. They kept the suspense built up and the suspicion between characters bouncing back and forth through my mind. I really enjoyed it.

Most of the time, the lights are on in the house - so it's not simply Elizabeth Montgomery in a dark house trying to get away from a killer as the plot summery makes it sounds like it is. Phones work for most of the film as well. But they are right about the dark and stormy night with a killer on the loose.

Very entertaining film for me... I recommend it to fans of the genre.

9/10


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