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Demented (1980)

 -  Crime | Horror | Thriller  -  1985 (France)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sallee Young ...
Linda Rodgers (as Sallee Elyse)
...
Matt Rodgers (as Bruce Gilchrist)
Deborah Alter ...
Annie
Kathryn Clayton ...
Carol
Bryan Charles ...
Dr. Dillman
Edward Talbot 'Chip' Matthews ...
Mark (as Chip Matthews)
Mark Justin ...
Joker
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Joker / Rapist (as Robert Mendel)
Douglas Price ...
Joker
Stephen Blood ...
Detective
Bosco Palazzolo ...
Manuel
J. Kelly ...
Police Officer
John Green ...
Police Officer
Bill Martin ...
Rapist
Jay Belinkoff ...
Rapist
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A woman is gang-raped in a horse's stable, and even though the rapists are caught and imprisoned, she is harassed many moons later by ghastly visions of her tormentors, while her husband philanders and every little thing frightens her out of her wits. Written by Brian J. Wright <tyrannorabbit@hotmail.com>

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Revenge is sweet... and deadly.

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Crime | Horror | Thriller

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1985 (France)  »

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Slay the Joker  »

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Trivia

Although never classed as an official UK video nasty the film was one of the movies included by 'Mary Whitehouse' on a compilation tape shown to the Conservative Party during their 1984 conference. It was eventually released on the Apex video label in 1987 after receiving 1 minute 19 secs of BBFC cuts. See more »

Quotes

Joker: Boy this is a switch, I thought you'd be mad as hell at me.
Linda Rodgers: Mad? Definitely not! Let's just say I'm able to handle the situation.
[He goes to remove his mask]
Linda Rodgers: No no, leave it for now! It turns me on.
Joker: Lady, you are definitely weird.
Linda Rodgers: I *know*.
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Referenced in Video Nasties: Moral Panic, Censorship & Videotape (2010) See more »

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hoo boy!
7 August 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Sallee Elyse was (IS?) an attractive woman with fantastic breasts and zero acting ability. This "movie" is absurd, horrible, et al. It's sick and repulsive to watch her getting raped/mauled by punks wearing panty hose over their heads. Sad movie for several reasons:

1) The movie is a waste of celluloid. Period. No real plot. Just a scene in the beginning to enrage/arouse feelings. If her nudity in the movie were a scene with her on screen husband, I'd have enjoyed looking at her fine rack more. As it is..

2) Sad to see a woman go to pieces b/c of a violent attack. Shows the real aspects of rape. NO FUN.

3) No real actors. Sad to see the "actors" in this one fumbling through their lines.

Don't really waste time viewing this, unless you are masochistic.

Sallee's nice boobs aren't worth it.


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