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Amos Lasher loses his wife and home in an accident, finding himself in the care of the state, or specifically speaking, the Sunset Nursing Home. Here he finds the head nurse, Daisy Daws, ruling the cowed patients with an iron hand, but as his determination to get out of Sunset grows, the more sinister his situation becomes. Written by David Carroll

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29 September 1985 (USA)  »

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Amos, le grand-père justicier  »

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Douglas' campaign against the abuse of the elderly resulted in his being cited a third time n the Congressional Record according to writer Michael Buckley. See more »

Quotes

Amos Lasher: [to Daisy] This is the second inning, baby... We've got a whole game to play.
Daisy Daws: That's right Amos... But this is my ballpark, and I'm the manager... You play by my rules, or you're outta the game.
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Referenced in Escale à Nanarland: Le Justicier de New York (2013) See more »

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sick of Samantha Stephens? Daisy Daws will cure that
20 November 2002 | by See all my reviews

This movie isn't the greatest ever, but it's good if you're bored and happen to have it around. Elizabeth Montgomery is (as usual) wonderful in her role, although decidedly evil. Don't see this movie the same way I did, while waiting to go in for day surgery. Daisy is one nurse you do not want looking after you!


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