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The Baby (1973)

PG | | Horror, Thriller | March 1973 (USA)
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A social worker, still reeling from the loss of her architect husband, investigates the eccentric, psychedelic Wadsworth Family, consisting of a mother, two daughters, and an adult son with the apparent mental capacity of an infant.

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Ann Gentry
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Mrs. Wadsworth
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Germaine Wadsworth
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Alba Wadsworth (as Suzanne Zenor)
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Dennis
Beatrice Manley ...
Judith (as Beatrice Manley Blau)
Erin O'Reilly ...
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Don Mallon
Joseph Bernard ...
Mr. Foley
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Baby (as David Manzy)
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A social worker who recently lost her husband investigates the strange Wadsworth family. The Wadsworths might not seem too unusual to hear about them at first - consisting of the mother, two grown daughters and the diaper-clad, bottle-sucking baby. The problem is, the baby is twenty-one years old. Written by Brian J. Wright <tyrannorabbit@hotmail.com>

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There shall be mayhem wherever he goes! See more »

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Jaula sin techo  »

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Mrs. Wadsworth: Are you going to be Baby's new worker?
Ann Gentry: I don't mind telling you, Mrs. Wadsworth, I made a special effort to get this assignment.
Mrs. Wadsworth: Oh you did? And why is that?
Ann Gentry: Well I, I heard about the case from one of the other workers, and it was impossible not to be interested.
Mrs. Wadsworth: I see.
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Morbid, perverse and fascinating

This is a bizarre piece of southern gothic. It's a movie full of bright primary colors and very over-the-top performances. I can't really figure out what it's really about but it's fascinating, morbid, perverse and has one of the most shocking twists at the end of it.


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