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La nuit de la mort! (1980)

Young Martine begins working as a nurse at Deadlock House, a secluded grande retirement home, but from the beginning not everything is as it seems, strange residents each with their own ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Isabelle Goguey ...
Martine
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Nicole
Michel Flavius ...
Flavien
Betty Beckers ...
Hélène
Jean Ludow ...
Léon
Jeannette Batti ...
Marie-Madeleine
Michel Debrane ...
Jules
Germaine Delbat ...
Florentine
Georges Lucas ...
Pascal
Denise Montréal ...
Emilia
Ernest Menzer ...
Armand
Pierre Helliet ...
Le laitier
Michel Duchezeau ...
Serge
Jean-Paul Lilienfeld ...
Le voyou (as Jean-Paul Lilenfeld)
Richard Joffo ...
L'homme dans la voiture
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Young Martine begins working as a nurse at Deadlock House, a secluded grande retirement home, but from the beginning not everything is as it seems, strange residents each with their own quirks and a rather macabre dietary supplement to their vegetarian diet are ruled by the strict Miss Helene, and her suspicions are soon raised when her co-worker who has taken her leave for two months leaves without her suitcase. Written by norma-desmond

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You Are What They Eat!

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Fantasy | Horror

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22 October 1980 (France)  »

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Night of Death  »

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A French horror forgotten classic
31 July 2004 | by (Los angeles) – See all my reviews

I never thought when i started watching this movie that i would be experiencing a new form of horror entertainment. Michel Flavius 's breathtaking performance is only matched by such milestone compositions as Boris Karloff's Frankeinstein and Peter Lorre's Orlac in Mad love. Laurent Petitgirard's score haunts you like nothing has haunting you before. Great choice of extras in particular Mr Roger. So you get the picture ,great acting ,great script,great score,and above all a great director:Raphael Delpard. This is french cinema at it's ravishing best.


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