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Blood Relations (1988)

 -  Horror  -  July 1988 (USA)
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Marie
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Lynne Adams ...
Sharon
Steven Saylor ...
Jack
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Sheila
Susan Bayliss ...
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Denis Akiyama ...
Heart Surgeon
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The members of a severely dysfunctional family get together at a snow-covered, isolated mansion in the winter. There the family members - including the father, an arrogant surgeon who may have murdered his wealthy wife - expose each others' secrets, with surprising results. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Excellent horror film.
12 March 2003 | by (Chyby, Poland) – See all my reviews

"Blood Relations" is a truly bizarre horror film.Stunningly beautiful Lydie Denier is being brought home by rich Kevin Hicks.She meets surgeon dad Jan Rubes and together with the son they plan to kill dad and get a huge inheritance.But soon we learn dad and son are quite mad...The film is occasionally truly creepy and weird-the performances are very good and believable.There is almost no gore,but the film definitely works as an atmospheric Gothic shocker.Overlooked classic and a must-see for horror fans!


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