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Release Date:
March 1976 (UK) See more »
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Tagline:
Inside, Something so unspeakable no one has lived long enough to scream out its name ! [USA Theatrical] See more »
Plot:
A paranoid writer (Kier) is unable to get started on his second novel. He hires a secretary (Hayden), and then his troubles really begin. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Sleazy and gruesome thriller. See more (23 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Udo Kier ... Paul Martin
Linda Hayden ... Linda
Fiona Richmond ... Suzanne
Patsy Smart ... Mrs. Aston
Karl Howman ... Small Youth
Vic Armstrong ... Big Youth
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sydney Knight ... Smedley (uncredited)
Brian Smedley-Aston ... Simon Hindstatt (uncredited)

Directed by
James Kenelm Clarke 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
James Kenelm Clarke 

Produced by
Brian Smedley-Aston .... producer
Paul Raymond .... executive producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Steve Gray 
 
Cinematography by
Dennis C. Lewiston 
Phil Meheux (uncredited)
 
Film Editing by
Jim Connock 
 
Casting by
Miriam Brickman 
 
Makeup Department
Bunty Phillips .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Paul Cowan .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Paul Des Salles .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Bob Hedges .... props
 
Sound Department
Michael Hickey .... sound
Jim Shields .... sound editor
Hugh Strain .... sound
Colin Wood .... boom operator (as Colin Woods)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Kenneth Atherfold .... grip
Steve Barron .... assistant camera
Derek Boulter .... chief electrician
Brian Ellis .... focus puller
Jonathan Taylor .... assistant camera
 
Editorial Department
Cyril Simon .... assistant editor
 
Other crew
Sallianne Branson .... production secretary
Cheryl Leigh .... continuity
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Exposé" - UK (original title)
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Runtime:
Australia:84 min | UK:82 min (cut version) | USA:84 min
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Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Australia:R | Iceland:16 | Italy:VM18 | New Zealand:R18 | Singapore:R21 (cut) | UK:X (original rating) | UK:18 (video rating, cut) | USA:X | USA:R (edited for re-rating) | West Germany:18

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Fiona Richmond receives an "introducing" credit.See more »
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Referenced in Ban the Sadist Videos! (2005) (V)See more »

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7 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
Sleazy and gruesome thriller., 10 March 2005
Author: HumanoidOfFlesh from Chyby, Poland

Writer Paul Martin has scored a massive hit with his first novel and has retreated to a remote cottage in the heart of the English countryside to concentrate on his follow up.He's accompanied by his new secretary Linda Hinstatt,a housekeeper Mrs Aston and occasionally his lover Suzanne.However there is something strange about Linda and soon the bodies begin to pile up."Exposé" along with "Xtro" was classified as a video nasty in the UK.Admittedly it has a few sex/nudity scenes and a little bit of bloody violence,but there is not enough exploitative elements for my liking.Udo Kier is decent as a highly unlikeable writer and Linda Hayden is excellent as his secretary.She openly masturbates few times and has a great lesbian encounter with Fiona Richmond.The violence is quite tame except for the bathroom murder scene which is pretty nasty.The direction is lifeless,the characters are unpleasant and the film is slightly dull.Still I enjoyed it and you should too,if you like exploitation cinema.7 out of 10.

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