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The Cracker Factory (1979)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama  |  16 March 1979 (USA)
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Suicidal suburban housewife drifts in and out of asylums.

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Cassie Barrett
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Dr. Edwin Alexander
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Charlie Barrett
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Clara
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Helen
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Eleanor
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Tinkerbell
Shane Butterworth ...
Greg Barrett
David Comfort ...
Steven Barrett
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Jenny Barrett
Robert Perault ...
Bobby Barrett
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Ludwig
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Delia Salvi ...
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Suicidal suburban housewife drifts in and out of asylums.

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The only way to stop feeling trapped was to stop feeling at all. [Video Australia]

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Diario √≠ntimo de una mujer casada  »

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The book IS better
15 November 2003 | by (Lawrenceville, GA) – See all my reviews

Of course, the book is usually better. The author has time to develope the characters, while the film makers do not. That having been said, "The Cracker Factory" is a very good movie. I was pleasantly surprised. Natalie Wood did a remarkably good job of bringing Joyce Burditt's "Cassie" to life. The supporting cast was also good, especially Juliet Mills as Tinkerbell, the night nurse. A good book to read, a good movie to watch, either way, you won't feel let down.


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