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The Premonition (1976)

This Thriller/horror movie tells the tale of a young girl who is terrified that her insane mother will take her away from her beloved foster mother. One day, the crazed real mother attempts... See full summary »

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Sheri Bennett
Edward Bell ...
Prof. Miles Bennett
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Janie Bennett
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Andrea Fletcher
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Jude
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Dr. Jeena Kingsly
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Det. Lt. Mark Denver
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Andrea's Landlady
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Lenore
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Todd Fletcher
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Dean Fuller
Roy White ...
Dr. Larabee
Robert Harper ...
Carnival Watchman
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This Thriller/horror movie tells the tale of a young girl who is terrified that her insane mother will take her away from her beloved foster mother. One day, the crazed real mother attempts to contact the girl at school, but her foster mother has a premonition and gets there in time to protect the girl. Eventually though, the real mother and her boy friend, a carnival clown, succeed and takes her away, leaving the bereaved foster parents to enlist the assistance of a parapsychologist to help them interpret the foster mother's terrifying dreams and psychic connection to the girl and find her before it is too late. Written by Ørnås

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11 February 1978 (Mexico)  »

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Almas Malditas  »

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According to the director, the working title for this film was "Turtle Heaven." See more »

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Strange and haunting.
10 October 2010 | by (Chyby, Poland) – See all my reviews

A neurotic Andrea Fletcher(Ellen Barber)returns from a mental institution.The woman is looking for her daughter Janie.With the help of a circus employee Jude(Richard Lynch)Andrea wants to kidnap the girl from her adoptive parents.But the plan goes wrong and the supernatural visions begin...I can't believe that Robert Allen Schnitzer's "The Premonition" is rated so low.The script is imaginative as it delves into the bond of motherhood,telepathy and precognition.The acting is strong,the direction by Schnitzer is competent and there is some powerful suspense.The shock moments are very effective for example the scene where Andrea in a red evening gown slips into Janie's bedroom is very eerie and sad.A must-see for fans of "The Brood" and "Don't Look Now".8 out of 10.


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