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Klynham Summer (1982)
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The same night as a girl is slain in the woods, the teenagers Sam and Les are robbed of all of their hard earned hens. In the quest for their hens they cross the murderer's path.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jono Smith ...
Ned Poindexter (as Jonathan Smith)
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Prudence Poindexter
Daniel McLaren ...
Les Wilson
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Hubert Salter
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Uncle Athol
Philip Holder ...
Ramsbottom
Stephen Taylor ...
Herbert Poindexter
Desmond Kelly ...
Mr. Poindexter
Anne Flannery ...
Mrs. Poindexter
Denise O'Connell ...
Angela Potroz
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Charlie Dabney
Martyn Sanderson ...
Ned as Adult (voice)
Greer Robson-Kirk ...
Lynette (as Greer Robson)
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Mr. Potroz
Sarah Smuts-Kennedy ...
Daphne Moran
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The same night as a girl is slain in the woods, the teenagers Sam and Les are robbed of all of their hard earned hens. In the quest for their hens they cross the murderer's path. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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A decent NZ thriller/horror movie
27 November 2000 | by (Tauranga, New Zealand) – See all my reviews

This film, while very 'NZ' could still hold it's own against many American made films of the same genre. The acting is great and whoever the old man, who was the 'Scarecrow' is, you are a legend! The film portrays a young boy growing up amongst his own problems added with the ever increasing number of bodies, rather well. The cinematography is superb and it will leave NZ locals wondering, "where did they film that? That looks like my house!" The slow tension is added to by an eerie soundtrack of slow, moody strings and the film is under great direction from a New Zealand legend, Sam Pillsbury. For anyone outside of New Zealand, I suggest you see this film. It may not have the cliche' Hollywood effects but the overall package is something superb. A great film! 8/10


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