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The Carpenter (1988)

A young couple inhabit and hire a team of workers to repair a house that was once owned by Ed, an executed killer who's spirit has returned to finish the dreamhouse he once started

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Lynne Adams ...
Alice Jarett
Pierre Lenoir ...
Martin Jarett
Barbara Jones ...
Rachel (as Barbara Ann Jones)
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Laura Bell
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Roland (as Jon Cuthbert)
Robert Austern ...
Barns
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Landis (as Tony Ulc)
Bob Pot ...
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Sheriff J.J. Johnston
Beverly Murray ...
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David Gow ...
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A young couple inhabit and hire a team of workers to repair a house that was once owned by Ed, an executed killer who's spirit has returned to finish the dreamhouse he once started

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27 August 1988 (Canada)  »

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Rather dull.
29 January 2002 | by (Chyby, Poland) – See all my reviews

"The Carpenter" is certainly more intelligent than many horror films out there,but it's also so mediocre.The plot is quite interesting,but the pace is rather slow and the film becomes quickly dull.There is a good deal of splatter and some gruesome killings,but really this one isn't worth your time.4 out of 10-not a classic by any means,just another mediocre Canadian horror.


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