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Grandmother's House
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She'll Spoil You To Death!
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When their father dies, Lynn and her younger brother David have to move in with their grandparents. Their mother died already when they were young... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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Eric Foster ... David
Kim Valentine ... Lynn

Len Lesser ... Grandfather
Ida Lee ... Grandmother
Brinke Stevens ... Woman
Michael Robinson ... Kenny
Craig Yerman ... Raymond
David Donham ... Mr. Sackett
Joan-Carol Bensen ... Mrs. Sackett
Angela O'Neill ... Darlene
R.J. Walker ... Sheriff
Furley Lumpkin ... Deputy
Jeanette Jamron ... Twin 1
Anitra Jamron ... Twin 2
David Algeier ... Minister
Michael Flaherty ... Coach
Ryan Gallagher ... Boy at Pool

Nico Mastorakis ... Relay Judge
Tim Trella ... Bus Driver

George E. Mahlberg ... Body in Pond
Clark Riddell ... Fire Marshal
Jeanne Brzovic ... Nurse
Rip Stevens ... Doctor
Heather Toth ... Woman Deputy
Dale Korman ... Reporter 1
David Van Diest ... Reporter 2
Clark Sherman ... Reporter 3
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Mary Peach ... Fay
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Directed by
Peter Rader 
 
Writing credits
Peter Jensen (story) &
Gayle Jensen (story)

Peter Jensen (screenplay)

Produced by
Perry Husman .... associate producer
Peter Jensen .... executive producer
Nico Mastorakis .... producer
Aladdin Pojhan .... associate producer
Peter Rader .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Nigel Holton 
Clive Wright 
 
Cinematography by
Peter Jensen 
 
Film Editing by
Barry Zetlin 
 
Casting by
Jon Robert Samsel 
 
Costume Design by
Julia Schklair 
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Perry Husman .... first assistant director
 
Sound Department
George E. Mahlberg .... sound mixer
Steve Mann .... sound effects editor
Troy Porter .... foley mixer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Tom Jensen .... additional first assistant camera (uncredited)
 

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90 min
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Continuity: In the scene where David is in the hospital emergency room, the nurse wipes blood off his face. In the next scene, a police officer asks him a question. When it cuts back to David, the blood is back on his face.See more »
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Raymond:This is her underwear, I could make you eat them!See more »
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Referenced in Scream Queen Hot Tub Party (1991) (V)See more »
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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
some family secrets cant stay secrets, 4 February 2013
Author: tdrish from United States

Grandmothers House is slow...almost too slow. The first half hour seems to be just following around a young boy who seems too curious about what's around every corner. His curiosity may be killing more then a cat, because his strange dreams of his grandparents hiding bodies in the basement may not be just a dream. As the movie progresses, there appears to be more going on then meets the eye. There are a few surprises, and, well, let's just say it sounds to me like mental illness runs in the family. That's the difference between friends and family, you can choose who you want as your friends. In the end, however, it's going to be a game of survival...a mental one. Grandmothers House is a slick, overlooked treat, and I'm trying very hard to bring notice to these underrated gems that seemed to have gotten buried in the past. It's a creepy, eerie, fun ride, and you won't forgot it, but you'll wish you could.

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