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Are You in the House Alone? (1978)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | Horror  -  20 September 1978 (USA)
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Teenage girl is plagued by harassing phone calls. Her fear mounts when she's babysitting at a neighbor's home one evening and the caller rings her at that number.

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Gail Osborne
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Anne Osborne
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Neil Osborne
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Allison Bremer
Tricia O'Neil ...
Jessica Hirsch
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Phil Lawver
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Chris Elden
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Steve Pastorinis
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Rouillard
Randy Stumpf ...
E.K. Miller
Magda Harout ...
Malevich
Sandra Sharp ...
Pamela
Michael Bond ...
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Policewoman (as Lois Areno)
Sandra Giles ...
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Teenage girl is plagued by harassing phone calls. Her fear mounts when she's babysitting at a neighbor's home one evening and the caller rings her at that number. Written by Dennis Lewis <dsl@sprynet.com>

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Drama | Horror

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20 September 1978 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Luojan tähden älä ole yksin  »

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Doctor: Gail, you're at the hospital. Do you know why you're here?
Gail Osborne: [nods, crying] He raped me.
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tightly told and most engaging
1 April 2013 | by (Greenwich - London) – See all my reviews

A late 70s TV movie, that whilst not particularly original, is tightly told and most engaging. It is surprising watching this just over thirty years on just how much the social view of sex, sexuality and rape has changed. One central suggestion here is that the main defence will be that only a virgin can be raped. An attitude we now assume only applies in country areas of such countries as India or Pakistan. But this is modern sophisticated USA, and the other social factor this film raises is that of the protected moneyed class, depicted so devastatingly well later in Brian Yuzn'a 'Society'. The film tells us of the main event early on and then flashbacks to give us the lead up and aftermath. Watching it I wasn't sure this was a good idea but it works astonishingly well with much tension and suspense. Kathleen Beller is excellent as the wider eyed victim and a young Dennis Quad does well in one of his very first films.


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