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A former Hittite (a member of an Amish-like sect) dies in a mysterious tractor "accident", and his widow is left to face the frightening Hittites who view her as "the incubus" and may have sinister designs on her. Written by
Brian J. Wright <firstname.lastname@example.org>
The name of the fictitious rural religious sect living in a farming community in Pennsylvania were the "Hittites". The religious group were allegedly loosely based on both the Hutterites and the Amish Community, the latter of whom would find popular cinema fame about four years later with their central inclusion in the major motion picture Witness (1985). It is stated at one point in Deadly Blessing (1981) that the Hittites "make the Amish look like swingers". See more »
While Martha is taking a bath, supposedly naked, a black bikini is clearly seen through the bath bubbles. See more »
In the rolling hills of a sinful farm community, untouched by time, a gruesome secret has been protected for generations.
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The end credits start rolling before the narrator's dialogue is finshed. See more »
Well made and interesting, but slightly disappointing
I have a soft spot for this movie since I saw it years ago. The plot goes haywire in all kinds of directions and nothing much actually happens (it is a little too slow-moving for it's own good). But it is imaginatively directed I think, with nice touches (the bath, the dream with the spider, the barnsequence) and an overall creepy atmosphere. Of course, the acting has it's weak spots with some overacting and some none-acting, but the women are all gorgeus and Maren Jensens husband isn't a badlooking fella' himself but he doesn't get much screentime. The ending, as so many have pointed out, is just a little bit silly/weak and I suspect that there was an alternative one (it seems so much like a tacked-on scene). But I don't understand that so many people really dislike this film. It's not the best from Mr Craven (he has done far worse. "Deadly Friend", "Swamp thing" and "The Hills have eyes 2" are truly embarassing). If it shows up as a late-night movie, give it a try!
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