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The Appointment (1981)

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A family is confronted in their house by an evil force.

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A British haunting/horror film that starts with a bang, but then settles into a slow-moving examination of one day in the life of British family -- a day full of tension and foreboding. Written by Mark Craft <terra@compusmart.ab.ca>

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Strange and creepy, but nothing else much!
10 January 2002 | by (California) – See all my reviews

This movie is good and bad. Very, very strange and unsettling is the best way I can think of to explain this British horror film. It was scary, shocking, and made my skin crawl with the typical quiet, non-gory British horror. It also features one of the most bizarre and agonizing car wrecks in the history of films! The drawback is there is virtually no plot development. There was no explanation as to what the evil was, why is was there, or what happened to it at the end. And why was the father the main target? It was basically a family going about their daily life and these scary things happening to them. Good on the scare value, blah on everything else! This a rare film to find, at least here in the states. I caught it because it used to be on A&E (Arts and Entertainment) on TV about ten years or so ago.


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