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The People Across the Lake (1988)

A city-slicker family, tired of the urban grime and crime, moves to a quaint little lakeside village. All seems like paradise - until corpses start showing up in the water. Will the family be the new victims?

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Rachel Yoman
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Chuck Yoman
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Malcolm Bryce
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Lisa Yoman
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Henry Link
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John Bryce
Gary Bisig
Gregory Togel ...
Steven "Stevie" Yoman
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Ruth Mortimer
Thomas Peacocke ...
Sheriff Boignton (as Thomas Peacock)
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Eli
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Debbie Mortimer (as Johanna Newmarch)
Don MacKay ...
Real Estate Agent (as Don Mac Kay)
Matt Hill ...
Lisa's Boyfriend
Judy Herridge ...
Martha Bryce
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In an effort to get away from the city and all its crime, Chuck Yoman and his family move to a big old house in a peaceful lakeside town. The discovery of a mutilated corpse in the lake and another body in the woods, however, suggests that the Yomans would have been safer if they had stayed put... Written by Ross Horsley <explodo@hotmail.com>

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murder | black comedy | psychopath | See All (3) »

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A quiet community. A deadly secret. A courageous mother. A fight for their lives.

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Horror | Thriller

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3 October 1988 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Al di là del lago  »

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Creepy
30 October 2002 | by (Redding, CA) – See all my reviews

This movie for the most part is just like your normal TV movie. Not incredible acting and for being in the horror genre it would have flopped at the box office, but hey, that's why it's on TV. When I first started watching this movie I never had the intention of finishing it. I left the room a couple times to go do something else but found myself always coming back, wondering, who was it? What was going on? The only complaint I have is that there weren't enough characters to suspect. The creepy factor was great though. I was creeped out the whole time and I was a little fascinated too. I wouldn't fight to see it again but I don't regret sitting there for the amount of time it took to watch it.


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