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The Witch Who Came from the Sea (1976)

A disturbed woman is haunted by memories of childhood abuse, which culminates in a murder spree.

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Molly
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Long John
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Cathy
Peggy Feury ...
Doris
Jean Pierre Camps ...
Tadd
Mark Livingston ...
Tripoli
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Billy Batt
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Alexander McPeak
Richard Kennedy ...
Detective Beardsley
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Detective Stone
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Clarissa
Stan Ross ...
Jack Dracula
Lynne Guthrie ...
Carol
Barry Cooper ...
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Gene Rutherford ...
Sam Walters
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A disturbed woman is haunted by memories of childhood abuse, which culminates in a murder spree.

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Molly really knows how to cut men down to size!!

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Drama | Horror | Romance

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February 1976 (USA)  »

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A Bruxa que Veio do Mar  »

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George "Buck" Flower not only acts in this movie as one of the homicide detectives investigating the murders committed by Millie Perkins in the movie, but also served as the film's casting director. In fact, Flower cast his own daughter Verkina to play young Molly in the disturbing flashback sequences featured in the movie. See more »

Quotes

Molly: Why don't you act like a man and go hide in the closet, cowboy?
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Referenced in Fear, Panic & Censorship (2000) See more »

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Ah, the 70's
13 March 2005 | by (Portland, Or.) – See all my reviews

This movie can come from no decade but. There is very little action and some weird trippy sequences in it. I will not rehash the plot but I will say that this movie is worth seeing. If you are tired of the bland boring thriller/chiller pieces that are being made today, this is definitely worth renting. Subversive Video has released a cleaned up version on DVD so it is more readily available than in the past. Of note in the film is Millie Perkins, of Diary of Anne Frank fame. She plays the clichéd role of psycho on the verge but she does it with such muted tones and acting that makes you forget how many times the role of Molly has been rehashed in the horror genre.

Also, I would say a word on the production value. While other reviews have noted its shodiness. Let me just remind you this movie was made in 1976. As anyone who has seen 70's movies are aware, a lot of them look like they were made for nothing.


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