In a rest home for elderly people, a daughter reads her mother's diary. Soon events that are mentioned in the mother's diary begin to happen to the daughter.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jacki Kerin ...
Linda
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Barney
Alex Scott ...
Dr Barton
Gerda Nicolson ...
Connie
Charles McCallum ...
Lance
Bernadette Gibson ...
Rita / Mrs Ryan
Robert Ratti ...
Kelvin
Tommy Dysart ...
Harry
Debra Lawrance ...
Carol
Simon Thorpe ...
CFA Speaker
Alan Rowe ...
Service Club Man
Isobel Harley ...
Paula
Irene Hewitt ...
Maid
Myrtle Woods ...
Montclare Resident
Vic Gordon ...
Montclare Resident
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In a rest home for elderly people, a daughter reads her mother's diary. Soon events that are mentioned in the mother's diary begin to happen to the daughter.

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There is something evil in this house.
13 August 2012 | by (Chyby, Poland) – See all my reviews

Linda(Jackie Kerin)inherits Montclare,a large Gothic mansion converted into nursing home.As the plot moves slowly Linda discovers terrible secrets hidden in the darkness of Montclare.There is something truly sinister in this house.Linda discovers her mother's diary where the truth is slowly revealed.The climax turns into effective bloodbath...John "Wolf Creek" Jarrat plays sympathetic boyfriend of the main protagonist."Next of Kin" is pretty creepy.People are mysteriously dying drowned in the bathtub.A mysterious figure watches Linda from the shadows.Obviously influenced by giallo sub-genre "Next of Kin" relies on eerie mood instead of gore and violence.The pace is lethargic with the atmosphere being built up very slowly.The last 10 minutes are surprisingly violent and spectacular.8 nursing homes out of 10.


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