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Blue Sunshine (1977)

A bizarre series of murders begins in Los Angeles, where people start going bald and then become homicidal maniacs. But could the blame rest on a particularly dangerous form of LSD called Blue Sunshine the murderers took ten years before?

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At a party, someone goes insane and murders three women. Falsely accused of the brutal killings, Jerry is on the run. More bizarre killings continue with alarming frequency all over town. Trying to clear his name, Jerry discovers the shocking truth...people are losing their hair and turning into violent psychopaths and the connection may be some LSD all the murderers took a decade before. Written by alfiehitchie

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Did you ever hear the words Blue sunshine? Try to remember...your life may depend on it

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12 May 1978 (USA)  »

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Adistaktoi dolofonoi  »

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$550,000 (estimated)
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Originally Lieberman wrote the film to be set in New York City, but the setting was changed to Los Angeles when the films budget forced the production to be shot there. See more »

Goofs

The voice dubbing for Stephanie's kids often doesn't match the footage. See more »

Quotes

Barbara O'Malley: No! Johnny, no! No more chocolate pudding! I made that for your father, now stop it!
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'Blue Sunshine' [soundtrack] performed by the Humane Society for the Preservation of Good Music See more »

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The Music of Love
Lyrics by Carolyn Leigh
Composed and Performed by Diane Leslie
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Bald and deadly
18 September 2002 | by See all my reviews

Here we are with yet ANOTHER fascinating and curious 'overlooked' obscurity from the 70's. It just never ceases to continuously amaze me how much originality and unique creativity came out of that decade. One overlooked film after another, the fact is, it was SUCH a creative and "pioneering" decade on SO many different levels, there literally was only so much room for the 'popular hits'. This was a curious film, funny, bizarre, crazy yet always interesting. A genuinely superb and eerie score by Charles Gross, which contributed much and deserves mention, as well as Zalmon Kings always interesting antics. King was an actor like no other, and this film is one like no other.


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