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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sallee Young ...
Linda Rodgers (as Sallee Elyse)
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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
Robert Brooks Mendel ...
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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1985 (France)  »

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$75,000 (estimated)
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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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I guess it depends on who's watching, but I liked this movie very much.
13 September 2013 | by See all my reviews

It has been some years since I saw it, but I have never forgotten it and have been searching for it ever since, without success. It had flaws, but then what movie doesn't? I don't much like the flash, noisy, special effects laden dross that gets churned out nowadays but nearly everybody loves it seems.

I've seen many revenge movies, such as I Spit on your Grave, Last House on the Left and similar type movies, like House on the Edge of the Park and so many horror movies of that genre that most of them all blur in to one eventually, but this one stuck in my mind. I'm not sure why exactly, but the fact that it stands out above all the others I've seen shows it had something about it that made it just that bit different.

I'm sure some would say maybe I just like bad movies, given most of the reviews here, but then how anyone can say House on the Edge of the Park is a good movie is quite beyond me, when in reality it has been mostly instantly forgettable for me, so much the same as so many others of that ilk was it.

I really wish Demented would get a good DVD release. After all, so much utter rubbish does, so if a movie that some regard as rubbish gets put onto DVD, well then, that is just another 'rubbish' movie that has been given a DVD release! And some who may never have seen it, can do so, and many will appreciate and like it, I am sure.


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