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The Premonition (1976)

This Thriller/horror movie tells the tale of a young girl who is terrified that her insane mother will take her away from her beloved foster mother. One day, the crazed real mother attempts... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Sharon Farrell ... Sheri Bennett
Edward Bell Edward Bell ... Prof. Miles Bennett
Danielle Brisebois ... Janie Bennett
Ellen Barber ... Andrea Fletcher
Richard Lynch ... Jude
Chitra Neogy ... Dr. Jeena Kingsly
Jeff Corey ... Det. Lt. Mark Denver
Margaret Graham Margaret Graham ... Andrea's Landlady
Rosemary McNamara ... Lenore
Thomas Williams Thomas Williams ... Todd Fletcher
Tamara Bergdall Tamara Bergdall ... Nurse
Wilmuth Cooper Wilmuth Cooper ... Gypsy Woman
Stanley W. William Stanley W. William ... Dean Fuller
Roy White Roy White ... Dr. Larabee
Robert Harper Robert Harper ... Carnival Watchman
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This Thriller/horror movie tells the tale of a young girl who is terrified that her insane mother will take her away from her beloved foster mother. One day, the crazed real mother attempts to contact the girl at school, but her foster mother has a premonition and gets there in time to protect the girl. Eventually though, the real mother and her boy friend, a carnival clown, succeed and takes her away, leaving the bereaved foster parents to enlist the assistance of a parapsychologist to help them interpret the foster mother's terrifying dreams and psychic connection to the girl and find her before it is too late. Written by Ørnås

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 February 1978 (Mexico) See more »

Also Known As:

Turtle Heaven See more »

Filming Locations:

Mississippi, USA

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Production Co:

Movicorp Media See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Premonition
14 February 2007 | by xredgarnetxSee all my reviews

It is funny how this movie has stayed with me over the years, and I only saw it in its initial run and maybe one time after that on TV. THE PREOMNITION is a forgotten semiprecious stone that has a scare or two and decent acting by a cast including sexy Sharon Farrell (where is she now?) and perpetual bad guy Richard "Scarface" Lynch. The story, such as it is, is about the kidnap of a child and a woman's psychic abilities. To say more would give away too much. It apparently is available on video, so see it for yourself. A tidy enough little thriller that doesn't have the punch of a big Hollywood production, but made great "B" fare in its time. It could stand to be remade.


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