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The Fantasist (1986)

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Patricia Teeling (as Moira Harris)
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Inspector McMyler
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Danny Sullivan
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Robert Foxley
Mick Lally ...
Uncle Lar
Bairbre Ni Chaoimh ...
Monica Quigley
Jim Bartley ...
Hugh Teeling (as James Bartley)
Deirdre Donnelly ...
Fionnuala Sullivan
Liam O'Callaghan ...
Farrelly
Ronan Wilmot ...
Patricia's Father
May Giles ...
Patricia's Mother
Se Ledwidge ...
Patsy Teeling
Gabrielle Reidy ...
Kathy O'Malley
Agnes Bernelle ...
Mrs. O'Malley
Seamus Forde ...
Mr. Mullally
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When an Irish woman moves from the suburbs to Dublin, she begins receiving phone calls from a stranger. Coincidentally, the city is being plagued by a serial killer who uses this method to lure his victims in. Even though she is aware of this, she finds herself inexplicably drawn to this man. Will she be the next victim of the "Phone Call Killer"? Written by Richard Santoro

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6 March 1987 (Ireland)  »

Also Known As:

A titokzatos telefonáló  »

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Cyril Cusack was booked to appear but dropped out shortly before filming. See more »

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Patricia Teeling: Man overboard!
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LET'S GET FREAKY IN IRELAND!
28 December 2003 | by (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) – See all my reviews

The plot jumps around a bit so you really don't understand the connections between various characters, and the movie is quite illogical at times. However, there are enough freaky moments to make this worth viewing. "What the Hell?!" popped into my mind many times- in a pleasurable way. The dialogue is great as well. If you want an interesting experience, bear with this VERY odd one.


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