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Love Me Deadly (1972)

R | | Horror | 14 July 1972 (USA)
A young socialite struggling to control her necrophiliac urges is torn between her affection for a kind businessman and the mortician who supplies her with bodies.

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Cast

Credited cast:
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Lindsay Finch (as Mary Wilcox)
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Alex Martin
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Wade Farrow
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Michael Pardue ...
Lindsay's Father
Dassa Cates ...
House Keeper
Terri Anne Duvalis ...
Lindsay as a Child
Louis Joeffred ...
McSweeney's Colleague
Bruce Adams ...
McSweeney's Colleague
Barbara Fisher ...
Prostitute
Edith Sills ...
Alex's Mother
Irving Rosen ...
Dinner Guest
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Race Driver (as Toby Halicki)
I. William Quinn ...
Billy-Jo
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Michael Jacobs ...
Love Slave
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A young socialite struggling to control her necrophiliac urges is torn between her affection for a kind businessman and the mortician who supplies her with bodies.

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A Hunger from Beyond the Grave! See more »

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14 July 1972 (USA)  »

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Secrets of the Death Room  »

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$42,500 (estimated)
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Many of the guests at the party were played by crew members. Buck Edwards, who plays the cult member with a shaved head, is briefly visible as a guest in the background. See more »

Quotes

Lindsay Finch: Don't you understand? I said, I'm not going.
Fred McSweeney: I believe I do understand. I recognised you from the Baxter funeral on the seventh. I couldn't help but notice your affection for the deceased.
Lindsay Finch: You must be mistaken. I know no one named Baxter. Please, I don't want to be rude...
Fred McSweeney: The word is, necrophilia. Turn on your lights and follow that car.
[they drive off]
Fred McSweeney: You're upset. Don't be. We're quite normal people, just with different passions. Our drives and needs aren't understood by many people, so we ...
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Referenced in Nekromantik (1987) See more »

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You're Something Special
Written by Phil Moody (uncredited)
Sung by Kit Fuller
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Better than you think
17 June 2006 | by (Tokyo, Japan) – See all my reviews

Necrophilia has never been what one could call box office gold.

This film tackled the subject admirably. Mary Wilcox plays a repressed necro whose secret gets made by a local with the same tastes.

There's also a subplot about him accosting gay hustlers for that reason as well.

A sick premise. But it was done very well. The acting was decent and the music was pretty good too. The outdoor scenes were also worth a look for their cinematography.

This is one of the brightest fear films I've ever scene.

It is slow moving. A lot of long romantic parts. And her self-discovery is handled with a lot of melodrama. If your looking for jump-shocks, not here. But there is good acting and slow fear coming.

I won't tell you the back story. See it for yourself.


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