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Alison's Birthday (1981)

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 overview, first billed only:
Alison Findlay
Lou Brown ...
Peter Healey
Bunney Brooke ...
Aunt Jennifer Findlay
Uncle Dean Findlay
Vincent Ball ...
Dr. Jeremy Lyall
Margie McCrae ...
Chrissie Willis
Julie Wilson ...
Maureen Tate
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


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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Release Date:

1 May 1981 (Australia)  »

Also Known As:

L'occhio della spirale  »

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2.35 : 1
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This film is considered an "Ozploitation" (Australian exploitation) picture. See more »


References Rosemary's Baby (1968) See more »

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15 June 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

One of the best I've seen from the Occult genre of the 70s. Copyright year is 1979, so its not a 80s flick. Reminds me of movies on the CBS Late Night movie I use to enjoy watching when I was a in my late single digits to my early teens. When, as we kids called it, the midnight hour approached, the witching hour, we all knew 'scary' movies may be coming on, but we usually fell asleep at the TV set. I don't recall ever watching this one, but its in the likes of Gargoyles, Beyond the Door, Devil Dog, Devil's Rain, Shadow of the Hawk, and of course Rosemary's Baby; all of which is supernatural horror. If your a spoiled 21st century computer effects lover, then you will be disappointed since you are use to "visual" rather than "psychological" fun.

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