Seventeen year old high school senior Billy Lynch was raised by his maternal aunt, Cheryl Roberts, with who he has lived since the age of three, when his parents died in a tragic accident. As never married Aunt Cheryl has not dated over that time, it has been only her and Billy in the big, old house next to the woods. Billy hopes to get a basketball scholarship to the University of Denver, where his girlfriend of one year, Julie Linden, will be attending. Aunt Cheryl, in her possessiveness of Billy, doesn't let Julie into the house and doesn't want Billy to go away to college. What those around her don't know is that Cheryl is deranged and will do whatever it takes to keep Billy all to herself. What Billy also does not know is that there is an unknown third in his and Aunt Cheryl's relationship, that third who is either the cause of or has exacerbated her derangement. Aunt Cheryl's actions lead to Billy being implicated in a murder, Billy's plea of innocence which is not helped by the...
She was lonely. He was all she had. No-one would take him from her - and live...
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Did You Know?
The film's French title, 'À la limite du cauchemar', translates to 'On the Verge of the Nightmare'. See more
When log crashes through the car, it's obvious that it hits a doll and not a real man. See more
You owe me!... You are staying and that's that!
Little Boy Billy
Words and Music by Joyce Bulifant See more