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Non aver paura della zia Marta (1988)

| Horror | 1988 (Italy)
A family of 4 makes a long drive to Aunt Martha's house to visit her for the first time in years. Only she isn't there. Just the caretaker and his message that she will appear the next day...if they survive the night.

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Richard Hamilton
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Maurice Hamilton
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A family of 4 makes a long drive to Aunt Martha's house to visit her for the first time in years. Only she isn't there. Just the caretaker and his message that she will appear the next day...if they survive the night.

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Not A Bad Horror Flick
7 May 2006 | by (Sleesburg, VA.) – See all my reviews

This movie was one hard to find little treasure. If anyone has seen Fulci's "Cat in a Brain" then you most likely have seen some of the death scenes from this flick. A family of four are heading over to stay at Aunt Martha's house for a few days. Apparently, Aunt Martha has been in a psych ward for a good portion of her life and just got out a month earlier. So, she feels compelled to invite her nephew and his family over to celebrate. The problem starts when they arrive. Aunt Martha is not there. Only the caretaker of the estate explains that Aunt Martha got caught up in out of town business and will arrive next morning. Will the family make it through the night? This is not a bad flick. The movie gets a bad wrap because the first hour of the movie is just a lot of atmosphere and character development. The movie does have a pretty good musical score carrying through most of the film. And yes, there is a very obnoxious little brat in the movie (who does get his). Once you get past the first hour the film picks up to several decent gore scenes and a very unusual ending. All in all, not a bad movie and I give it a 7/10.


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