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Heart of Midnight (1988)

 -  Drama | Horror | Thriller  -  3 March 1989 (USA)
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Carol
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Betty
Jack Hallett ...
Lawyer
Nicholas Love ...
Tom (as Nick Love)
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Richard
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Henry
Sam Schacht ...
Uncle Fletcher (as Sam Schact)
Nina Lora ...
Carol as a Child
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Eddy
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Ledray
Denise Dumont ...
Mariana (as Denise Dummont)
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Sharpe / Larry
Jim Geallis ...
Lt. Sharpe (as James Geallis)
Ken Moser ...
Ledray's Sidekick
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Carol inherits a night club from her weird uncle. She moves into the place, only to find out just how weird her uncle really was. She begins to remember more about her very special relationship with her uncle as she battles her memories and her surroundings in her new home. Written by Rick Lofgren <rlofgren@synopsys.com>

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Between the madness of what is real and the horror of her imagination lies the... Heart of Midnight.

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(Mama) He Treats Your Daughter Mean
Performed by Ruth Brown
Written by Johnny Wallace and Herbert J. Lance
Published by Marvin Music Co.
Courtesy Atlantic Recording Corp.
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Hey, this was pretty good.
22 March 1999 | by (NY, NY) – See all my reviews

Can't see why this movie has gotten such low ratings. For a thriller movie, not my favorite genre, it was really good. Maybe watching it at 3 AM muddled my critical sensibilities, but from where I was sitting, Leigh nailed every line in the film, and she was totally convincing and sympathetic. Did anyone else out there appreciate the classic slight-of-hand approach to the "paranormal" the film took, as well as the serious issues it raised? In my opinion, a scary movie has to include something real to be scared about. Monsters and boogymen just don't do it for me. Not that that there weren't a few "aaaaaghh!" scares in this film, there were [the medicine cabinet scene scared the hell out of me!], but it was the movie itself, not any specific spooky part, that gave me the heebie-jeebies.

I don't know. Maybe my tastes aren't as exacting as they used to be, but I'm not afraid to say I think this was a damn good film. So there!


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