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Next of Kin (1982)

Not Rated | | Horror, Mystery | 30 April 1982 (Australia)
In a rest home for elderly people, a daughter reads her mother's diary. Soon events that are mentioned in the mother's diary begin to happen to the daughter.

Director:

Tony Williams
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jacki Kerin ... Linda
John Jarratt ... Barney
Alex Scott ... Dr Barton
Gerda Nicolson Gerda Nicolson ... Connie
Charles McCallum Charles McCallum ... Lance
Bernadette Gibson Bernadette Gibson ... Rita / Mrs Ryan
Robert Ratti Robert Ratti ... Kelvin
Vince Deltito Vince Deltito ... Nico
Tommy Dysart ... Harry
Debra Lawrance Debra Lawrance ... Carol
Kristine Marshall Kristine Marshall ... Linda - aged 4
Simon Thorpe Simon Thorpe ... CFA Speaker
David Allshorn David Allshorn ... Service Club Man
Alan Rowe Alan Rowe ... Service Club Man
Matt Burns Matt Burns ... Mr. Collins
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Storyline

In a rest home for elderly people, a daughter reads her mother's diary. Soon events that are mentioned in the mother's diary begin to happen to the daughter.

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There is something evil in this house. See more »

Genres:

Horror | Mystery

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

Australia | New Zealand

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 April 1982 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

Angustia a flor de piel See more »

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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

This film is considered an "Ozploitation" (Australian exploitation) picture. See more »

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Featured in Ozploitation Trailer Explosion (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

Georg Trakl
with album "X" (1978)
Released: October 31, 1980
Written, Performed and Produced by Klaus Schulze
Published by Brain
Courtesy of Brain Musik GmbH
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12 February 2004 | by filmfreak44See all my reviews

just HAD to put my comment here. I think that the rating given to this movie is far below what it deserves. I first saw this film when i was 17 and it scared the pans of me. Now more than ten years later i still think it works well. The story is simple and has a few holes but it's got a great soundtrack and very nice cinematography. The acting is better than in your common horror film. I rate this one 8 stars out of 10. And i believe that anything below a five rating is given by people who don't appreciate a good horror movie.


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