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For the first time in 35 years, Daniel Lutz recounts his version of the infamous Amityville haunting that terrified his family in 1975. George and Kathleen Lutz's story went on to inspire a... See full summary »

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Himself - Son of George and Kathleen Lutz
Susan Bartell ...
Herself - Psychologist
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Herself - Investigative Reporter
Marvin Scott ...
Himself - Former Reporter, Channel 5 News
Neme Alperstein ...
Herself - Former Producer, Channel 5 News
Ben Foti ...
Himself - Former Editor, Channel 5 News
Joel Martin ...
Himself - Journalist
Peter Jordan ...
Himself - Parapsychologist
Bobby Sylvester ...
Himself - Danny's Cousin
Lorraine Warren ...
Herself - Parapsychologist
Elizabeth F. Loftus ...
Herself - Professor of Psychology, UC Irvine
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Himself (archive footage)
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For the first time in 35 years, Daniel Lutz recounts his version of the infamous Amityville haunting that terrified his family in 1975. George and Kathleen Lutz's story went on to inspire a best-selling novel and the subsequent films have continued to fascinate audiences today. This documentary reveals the horror behind growing up as part of a world famous haunting and while Daniel's facts may be other's fiction, the psychological scars he carries are indisputable. Documentary filmmaker, Eric Walter, has combined years of independent research into the Amityville case along with the perspectives of past investigative reporters and eyewitnesses, giving way to the most personal testimony of the subject to date. Written by Lost Witness Pictures, LLC

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True, interesting, a sheding of new light on an on going horror story
18 April 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I've noticed with the Lutz family interviews that all of them including Daniel Lutz that they don't really explain or go into detail about the events that took place in that house in 1975 and '76. I feel as though in this film they really do more of a personality sketch and check on Daniel as they try to get him to explain in some way shape or form the events going on in the house.

This movie is dramatic, interesting and kind of gives way to how emotionally scarred this older guy is from all the press, media, and failing on George Lutz part as a parent. This movie will engross you more about the Amityville Horror and what really made these kids what they are today.


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