A young woman on the frontier marries a meek farmer who has an annoying habit of going through a rather drastic change every full moon.

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Lori Ashton ...
Saloon Dancer
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Miller Brown
Pat Atkins ...
Mrs. Russell
Eleanor Baggett ...
Older Mrs. Miller
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Young Mrs. Miller
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Townsperson
Stephen Blake ...
James Miller
Sharon Chatten ...
Townsperson
Stephen Cole ...
Priest
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Piano Player
Janice Dejon ...
Townsperson
Barbara Dow ...
Mrs. Hill's Friend
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Mrs. Hill
Cameron Frankley ...
Card Cheat
Reed Hollister ...
Townsperson
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A young woman on the frontier marries a meek farmer who has an annoying habit of going through a rather drastic change every full moon.

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When the moon rises, the howling begins.


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16 September 1992 (USA)  »

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Hypnotic
11 March 2004 | by (Los Angeles, USA) – See all my reviews

The look of the film alone is worth the 90 minutes. The score is a masterpiece (where can I buy it?) Mary Stuart Masterson is a dream to behold. How is it possible I've never heard of this movie before? It's not for everybody, I agree. Slow paced, long silences, but the atmosphere is hypnotic. I bought the tape and sometimes I put it on, just to have it in the background. I can't pinpoint what it is, but there is something magic about this film. Unique. Like a western made by a child of Ingman Bergman. I don't want to spoil it for whoever sees it for the first time but there is a scene, a dinner in silence between the four leads just before the climax when a sudden wind storm comes to hurry the proceedings. It is wonderful!


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