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Sweet Hostage (1975)

TV Movie  |  Not Rated  |   |  Drama, Romance  |  10 October 1975 (USA)
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An escaped mental patient kidnaps an illiterate teenage farm girl and takes her to his mountain hide-away, where they soon become friends and, eventually, lovers.

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Tom Martinez (as Michael C. Eiland)
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An escaped mental patient kidnaps an illiterate teenage farm girl and takes her to his mountain hide-away, where they soon become friends and, eventually, lovers.

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He captured a girl... but unleashed a woman. See more »

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Drama | Romance

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10 October 1975 (USA)  »

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Welcome to Xanadu  »

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Originally featured as part of ABC's "Friday Night Movie" series. See more »

Goofs

When Leonard leaves the cabin to go into to town to do the shopping, he leaves the shopping list on the table. Later, in the store, he is seen reading from the list. See more »

Quotes

Harry Fox: Live long and prosper!
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Connections

References To Tell the Truth (1969) See more »

Soundtracks

Strangers on a Carousel
Music by George Barrie ASCAP
Lyrics by Bob Larimer ASCAP
Sung by Stephen Schwartz (as Steven Michael Schwartz)
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I can't forget the Movie
2 September 2000 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

I am a Girl from Germany and I am 15 years old. I have seen "Sweet hostage" ( It is called "Geliebte Geisel" in Germany) few weeks ago( for the first time). And now i cannot forget the movie. It a movie from the seventies, but it is nicer than all movies today. I love Martin Sheens character in this movie and the whole story.Now I am searching photos of the movie (internet), but I cannot find any. I hope I will see the movie again soon. And I know that I won't forget it anymore in my whole life!I just can say: It is a wonderful Movie!


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