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Dead Sleep (1990)

R | | Mystery, Thriller | 1990 (USA)
Young nurse investigates suspicious deaths in a psychiatric ward.

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Maggie Healey
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Dr. Jonthan Heckett
Andrew Booth ...
Christine Amor ...
Sister Kereby
Sueyan Cox ...
Kaye
Brian Moll ...
Dr. Shamberg
Vassy Cotsopoulos ...
Thena Fuery
Peta Downes ...
Jessica Sharp
Craig Cronin ...
Dr. Harry Lark
Suzie MacKenzie ...
Wendy
Christina Ongley ...
Debbie
Bill French ...
Andrew Raffio
Cameron Watt ...
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Dianne Staines ...
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Alan Edwards ...
Mr. Clayton
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Young nurse investigates suspicious deaths in a psychiatric ward.

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This film is considered an "Ozploitation" (Australian exploitation) picture. See more »

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Dr. Shamberg: I have no intention of triggering a psychiatric witch hunt.
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Another Cheesy Linda Blair Film
17 February 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A young nurse (Linda Blair) investigates suspicious deaths in a psychiatric ward.

I am not sure why after "Exorcist" it seems that Linda Blair ended up in cheesy films alongside David Hasselhoff, or with unknown Italians, or in this "ozploitation" film. I suspect it had something to do with drugs, but why that affected her acting is not clear.

There are some redeeming qualities to this film, and I think it would be worth a revisit if it was cleaned up an audio commentary was added. While it could never be a cult classic, I suspect Blair has interesting stories to share about this film and it would be good to get someone (Shout Factory?) to collect them.


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