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The Nesting (1981)

R | | Horror | 1 May 1981 (USA)
A writer suffering from agoraphobia rents an isolated house so she can concentrate on her writing. She doesn't know that the house is a former brothel, and is inhabited by the ghosts of dead prostitutes.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Robin Groves ...
Lauren Cochran
Christopher Loomis ...
Mark Felton
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Daniel Griffith
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Col. LeBrun
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Frank Beasley
David Tabor ...
Abner Welles
Patrick Farrelly ...
Dr. Webb
Bobo Lewis ...
Catherine Beasley
June Berry ...
Saphire
Ann Varley ...
Gwen
Cecile Liebman ...
Helga
Ron Levine ...
Leland LeBrun
Bruce Kronenberg ...
Young Abner
Jim Nixon ...
Young Frank
James Saxon ...
Earl
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Gothic mystery writer Lauren Cochran leaves New York to move into an eerie Victorian mansion, once a brothel haunted by the ghost of a madam Florinda Costello. The ex-brothel is the scene of several gore killings, witnessed by Lauren. With John Carradine. Written by alfiehitchie

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There was only one thing more terrifying than leaving the house... staying in it. See more »

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Massacre Mansion  »

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Final film of Gloria Grahame. See more »

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With the grateful participation of Gloria Grahame as Florinda Costello. See more »

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Referenced in Adjust Your Tracking (2013) See more »

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A haunted brothel.
5 January 2010 | by (Chyby, Poland) – See all my reviews

"The Nesting" is a ghost story about a haunted brothel.It works on a more psychological level and offers a decent plot helped along by some solid acting.A female writer suffering from agoraphobia moves into an eerie old mansion somewhere in the country.Soon she is plagued with erotic nightmares,her phobia is getting worse and people are getting killed through a series of strange 'accidents'.It seems that the house has its own sleazy and murderous past."The Nesting" is a pretty creepy horror film with gory sickle hacking.Robin Groves provides some tasteful and highly welcomed nudity and John Carradine shines in a small role.The final twist is surprising and wonderful.If you are a fan of "The Changeling" or "Ghost Story" you can't miss "The Nesting".8 out of 10.


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