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A teenage girl runs away from home because police officer/stepfather puts the moves on her. Hitchhiking to California, she's picked up by two guys who are also traveling cross-country. Along the way, they decide to camp out in the woods and run across a family of Satanists who keep their dead mother in the attic. Written by
MIDNIGHT the film is based upon Russo's novel, and is actually quite an improvement on it. Despite zero budget and rough acting, this movie generates some real creepiness and true suspense. I originally saw it at a drive-in, where it was retitled BACKWOODS MASSACRE, and was surprised by what a gritty and powerful movie it was. It creates the same kind of "no one can be trusted" atmosphere as ROSEMARY'S BABY, and stands head and shoulders above the early 80s horror movie competition.
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