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Alison's Birthday (1981)

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A young girl is subjected to a reign of terror so that her soul can be transferred to the body of an old crone.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Alison Findlay
Lou Brown ...
Peter Healey
Bunney Brooke ...
Aunt Jennifer Findlay
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Uncle Dean Findlay
Vincent Ball ...
Dr. Jeremy Lyall
Margie McCrae ...
Chrissie Willis
Julie Wilson ...
Maureen Tate
Martin Vaughan ...
Mr. Martin
Rosalind Speirs ...
Maggie Carlyle
Robyn Gibbes ...
Helen McGill
Ian Coughlan ...
Dave Ducker
Ralph Cotterill ...
Brian Healey
Marion Johns ...
Granny Thorne
George Carden ...
Druid Leader
Belinda Giblin ...
Isobel Thorne
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A Young girl is puzzled by a sequence of strange events which occur during the days leading up to her 19th birthday. Slowly, and with growing horror, she becomes aware of the celebrations which her "relatives" have planned for her. Written by Anonymous

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She'll never forget her party... and neither will you! See more »

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26 December 1981 (Australia)  »

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L'occhio della spirale  »

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This film is considered an "Ozploitation" (Australian exploitation) picture. See more »

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Spoofs Rosemary's Baby (1968) See more »

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Bizarre...
16 August 2000 | by (OHIO) – See all my reviews

I haven't seen this one in years, however it does stick out my mind as one of the most bizarre movies I have ever seen. I saw it when I was 12 and can't remember most of it. The part at the end with the old lady freaked me out though.


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