Samantha Sherwood has worked with the well-known director Jonathan Stryker on all his major films. She naturally assumes she has been given the title role in his latest venture, "Audra". He tells her that she nn needs to do some background research on the part, so arranges to have her committed to an asylum (as Audra is a former psychiatric patient). She goes along with this, not realising that he intends to leave her there indefinitely and audition six young women of various professions for the part instead. She finally manages to escape, and returns to the spooky old mansion where the auditions are taking place. But who is causing the disappearances of the young hopefuls?? Is it Samantha? Stryker? Or is one of the actresses willing to kill for the coveted part?? Just who is the killer behind the old-hag mask??? Written by
Six beautiful girls, trying to get ahead... when the curtains fall, five will be dead. [video cover]
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4 March 1983 (USA)
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Budget: CAD 3,700,000
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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Shooting of the film started in 1980 but the production was plagued with problems. It was shelved for over a year during which re-writes, re-shoots, and at least one re-casting was done. The film was finally completed and released in 1983. See more
When Brooke is arguing with Monty the agent, there is a mic above Monty's desk in the first shot of him. See more
What makes you think your right for Audra?
I'm as right as anyone else you got here... I mean GOD DAMMIT!, You haven't spent more then five minutes with me and now your telling me i'm no good for the part, WHY? because I don't have a staple to my navel like that center fold, or I wouldn't parrawet into bed with you and skate on your face. I mean what are you looking for anyways and what do you want from me? Who the fuck is Audra anyways?... Are you enjoying yourself?
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The credits are divided into acts like a play, due to the movie being centered around acting and scripts. See more
Referenced in Don't Go to the Reunion
Save my Soul
Courtesy of Burton Cummings & Shillelagh Music Co. See more