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Season of Fear (1989)

R | | Thriller | 12 May 1989 (USA)
A famous inventor marries a beautiful but much younger woman. His son becomes romantically involved with her.



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Cast overview:
Mick Drummond
Clare Wren ...
Sarah Drummond
Heather Jane MacDonald ...
Dean Fortunato ...
Gregory R. Wolf ...
Bartender (as Gregory Wolf)
Susan Cherones ...
Janice Doskey ...
Ranch Woman (as Janice Clare Doskey)
Gannon McClaskey Wise ...
Young Mick
Heino G. Moeller ...
Bar Patron
Chrissy McCarthy ...
Bar Patron
Henry Harris ...
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A famous inventor marries a beautiful but much younger woman. His son becomes romantically involved with her.

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Good crisp thriller
27 February 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I was surprised at the low rating this film got from viewers. I saw it one late night on TV and it hit the spot - I actually think it was back in 1989 when it first appeared. Yet I remember it pretty well, with a nice twist or two, and an interesting ambiance on a windmill farm. Michael Pollard looks suitably seedy for his role which pretty much sums up the unfulfilled early promise of his career, and everyone else plays it pretty straight ahead. I definitely recommend it as a rental, although some of the themes, which might have seemed a bit edgy in 1989, now may seem tame, which is a shame, considering that contemporary "edginess" is often just used as a necessary marketing tool, sort of like clamoring just to get noticed.

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