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Night-Flowers (1979)

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Unpleasant story of rape and murder involving a disturbed veteran of the war in Vietnam.

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Gabriel Walsh ...
Tom Flynn
José Pérez ...
Nordi (as Jose Perez)
Sabra Jones ...
Marcella
Angel Lindbergh ...
Lauren
Henderson Forsythe ...
John Flynn
J.C. Quinn ...
Eddie Flynn
Lázaro Pérez ...
Danny Disco (as Lazaro Perez)
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Psychiatrist
Jack Hollander ...
Mr. Ackleman
John Bartholomew Tucker ...
TV Newscaster
David Scholar ...
Veteran #1
Nelson Hailparn ...
Veteran #2
Glen Vincent ...
Wheelchair Veteran
John Ring ...
Man at Pool
Charles Gordon ...
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Unpleasant story of rape and murder involving a disturbed veteran of the war in Vietnam.

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Now they're back and can't stop.

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Dark and brooding drama with an ugly rape scene.
7 April 2010 | by (Chyby, Poland) – See all my reviews

Two disturbed Vietnam veterans live in a seedy New York apartment.Tommy is Irish-American,Nordi is Hispanic.They both are depressed,jobless and can't find loving girlfriends.Tommy suffers from horrifying post-Vietnam flashbacks.They post a fake advertisement "Apartment Rental:Young Women Only" and one of first applicants is a young hippie chick.When the girl comes to their rundown apartment she is suddenly raped and murdered by Nordi.The rape sequence is ugly and disturbing but surprisingly non-graphic."Night Flowers" is a bleak and forgotten drama influenced by "Taxi Driver".The atmosphere of urban decay is well-captured,the acting is believable and the score by Harry Manfredini is quite moody.8 out of 10.A must-see for fans of "Combat Shock" or "My Friends Need Killing".


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