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Sharon's Baby (1975)
"I Don't Want to Be Born" (original title)

 -  Horror  -  May 1975 (UK)
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A woman gives birth to a baby, but this is no ordinary little tyke. The child is seemingly possessed by the spirit of a freak dwarf who the mother once spurned. Cue a spate of strange ... See full summary »

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Lucy Carlesi
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Sister Albana
Ralph Bates ...
Gino Carlesi
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Dr. Finch
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Mandy Gregory
Hilary Mason ...
Mrs. Hyde
John Steiner ...
Tommy Morris
Janet Key ...
Jill Fletcher
George Claydon ...
Hercules
Derek Benfield ...
Police Inspector
Stanley Lebor ...
Police Sergeant
Judy Buxton ...
Sheila
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Delivery Boy (as Andrew Secombe)
Susan Richards ...
Old Lady
Phyllis MacMahon ...
Nun (as Phyllis McMahon)
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A woman gives birth to a baby, but this is no ordinary little tyke. The child is seemingly possessed by the spirit of a freak dwarf who the mother once spurned. Cue a spate of strange deaths, the one common factor being the presence of a baby in pram at the scene... Written by Niz

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Pray for the Devil Within Her...before it preys on you! See more »

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[first lines]
1st Nurse: What's wrong, sir?
Dr. Finch: This one doesn't want to be born.
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Abortion would have been a much better option
1 November 2004 | by (the Draconian Swamp of Unholy Souls) – See all my reviews

I really hate saying this about 70's Brit horror but…this is a very, very BAD film! Everything that could possibly go wrong actually features here in this lame horror vehicle. A really bad basic idea, for starters, handling about Joan Collins giving birth to an (unusually big) baby possessed by evil and controlled by a dwarf Collins once spurned. This film 'borrows' style and script elements from Rosemary's Baby, The Exorcist, Don't Look Now, It's Alive and even tiny details from Hammer and Amicus successes. The screenplay is extremely poorly written and Peter Sasdy's directing is the worst of all disasters. What happened to this guy? He was responsible for an endless amount of great TV-movies and a few downright classic Hammer titles (like 'Countess Dracula' and 'Hands of the Ripper') but, ever since Doomwatch, he just seems to make crap. This production is very banal, not the least bit scary or atmospheric and the bloodshed is kept to a minimum. It looks like this film is blessed with a terrific all-star cast, but everybody is performing far below their normal acting skills. Donald Pleasance looks dead long before his character is actually slaughtered and Ralph Bates' character is far too fake. Eileen Atkins triumphs as the worst cast-member though. She stars as an Italian nun (?) and speaks with the most atrocious accent I ever heard. The only one that gets a little sympathy is the beautiful Caroline Munro as the sexy cabaret dancer. I don't Want to be Born is a giant disappointment in every respect and better left unmentioned. Avoid!


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