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Director:
Writers:
Chris de Roche (written by)
Everett De Roche (written by)
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Release Date:
October 1980 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Don't open the door ... Don't answer the phone ... Don't look in the attic ... It's there and it wants you! See more »
Plot:
Angela is a young hairdresser thrown out of home by her puritantical mother after too many nights out... See more » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
1 nomination See more »
NewsDesk:
(10 articles)
Vale Everett De Roche
 (From IF.com.au. 2 April 2014, 7:29 PM, PDT)

Producer Antony I. Ginnane talks classic Ozploitation Blu-ray rereleases
 (From EW.com - Inside Movies. 19 March 2014, 12:10 PM, PDT)

Are You Already Listening to Christmas Music?
 (From E! Online. 18 November 2013, 2:19 PM, PST)

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Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)
Chantal Contouri ... Madeline
Robert Bruning ... Elmer

Sigrid Thornton ... Angela

Hugh Keays-Byrne ... Linsey
Denise Drysdale ... Lily
Vincent Gil ... Daryl
Jon Sidney ... Mr. Pluckett
Jacqui Gordon ... Becky

Julia Blake ... Mrs. Bailey
Peter Stratford ... Roger
Christine Amor ... Paula
Lulu Pinkus ... Wendy
Stewart Faichney ... Peter
Chris Milne ... Book Marker
Bob Brown ... Captain Rock
Peter Felmingham ... Boris
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Steven Clark ... Barman (uncredited)
Everett De Roche ... Construction Worker (uncredited)
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Directed by
Simon Wincer 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Chris de Roche  written by
Everett De Roche  written by

Produced by
William Fayman .... executive producer
Antony I. Ginnane .... producer
Barbi Taylor .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Brian May 
 
Cinematography by
Vincent Monton 
 
Film Editing by
Philip Reid 
 
Production Design by
Jon Dowding 
 
Art Direction by
Jill Eden 
 
Costume Design by
Aphrodite Kondos  (as Aphrodite Jansen)
 
Makeup Department
José Luis Pérez .... makeup department head
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Tom Burstall .... first assistant director
John Hipwell .... second assistant director
 
Sound Department
Paul Clark .... sound recordist
Peter Fenton .... sound mixer
Dean Gawen .... sound editor
Terry Rodman .... sound editor
 
Special Effects by
Chris Murray .... special effects supervisor
 
Stunts
Grant Page .... fire stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
David Brostoff .... focus puller
Tony Holtham .... gaffer
Louis Irving .... camera operator
Ian Jones .... clapper loader
Noel Mudie .... key grip
Geoff Richardson .... second grip
Pieter van Santen .... focus puller (as Peter Van Santen)
Colin Williams .... best boy
Suzy Wood .... still photographer
 
Editorial Department
Arthur Cambridge .... color grader
Margaret Cardin .... negative cutter
Bill Gooley .... color consultant
 
Music Department
Brian May .... conductor
Roger Savage .... music engineer
 
Other crew
Jennifer Barty .... production assistant
Stuart Beatty .... runner
David Coggins .... caterer
Georgina Greenhill .... titles
Michael Roseby .... production accountant
Ray Strong .... titles
Jan Tyrrell .... continuity
Peter White .... stills assistant
Ian Williams .... publicist
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Snapshot" - Australia (original title)
"The Day After Halloween" - USA (DVD title)
"The Day Before Halloween" - USA
"The Night After Halloween" - USA (video title)
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Runtime:
92 min | 101 min (DVD)
Country:
Language:
Color:
Color (Eastmancolor)
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Certification:
Argentina:X (original rating) | Argentina:16 (re-rating) | Australia:M | UK:18 | USA:R | West Germany:Not Rated

Did You Know?

Trivia:
First of two suspense-thrillers that director Simon Wincer made with producer 'Antony I Ginnane'. The second was Harlequin (1980).See more »
Quotes:
Angela:I had a very strict upbringing.
Madeline:So did I. But I was banging like a bunny before I was out of my first training bra. Trouble is, it wasn't until I was your age that I discovered I was banging the wrong gong.
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Movie Connections:
Features Patrick (1978)See more »
Soundtrack:
Magazine MadonnaSee more »

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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
Out of focus, 26 January 2011
Author: SanFernandoCurt from L.A.

Some movies seem to have evolved into finished product that's quite different from original script. This is one of them. I'll bet at one time, as writer's brainchild, this was a comedy-drama about a young woman trying to find her own place in the world, beset with oppressive upbringing and surrounded by shark-swarm of modern urban reality. As that, there are some scenes that sizzle, like the heroine's confrontation with her mother. Sigrid Thornton has long been a favorite of mine - a gutsy, resourceful actress who always manages to rise above or enhance her material. In that scene of familial combat (there are none more savage in our lives ), this feels like a completely different movie. ...A better one.

I think sometime pre-production or even after filming began, "Halloween" was released to bang-up box office, and some brilliant producer or studio exec got a brainstorm to turn this into a splatter/horror thriller. The result is a schizoid mess, and the "Godfather" shock moment is practically unforgivable. Some fine actors, led by Thornton, are utterly wasted. A few nice bits of drama, and some drolly funny send-up of the self-obsessed fashion business, don't make this one worth the effort.

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