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The Nature of the Beast (1988)

A boy reads about the attacks of a unknown animal on livestock in the town. He plans to run his own investigation. The so called beast however is also used as a metaphor for every day problems the townsfolk face.

Director:

Franco Rosso

Writers:

Janni Howker (novel), Janni Howker (screenplay)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Lynton Dearden Lynton Dearden ... Bill Coward
Paul Simpson Paul Simpson ... Mick Dalton
Tony Melody ... Chunder
Freddie Fletcher Freddie Fletcher ... Ned Coward
Dave Hill Dave Hill ... Oggy
Roberta Kerr ... Mrs. Dalton
David Fleeshman David Fleeshman ... Jim Dalton
Willie Ross Willie Ross ... Danny
George Malpas ... Bill Howgill
Howard Crossley Howard Crossley ... Big Man
Jonathan Parkinson Jonathan Parkinson ... Hargreaves
Julian Walsh Julian Walsh ... Tinker
Simon Molloy Simon Molloy ... Mr. Arkwright
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Dave Dutton Dave Dutton
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A boy reads about the attacks of a unknown animal on livestock in the town. He plans to run his own investigation. The so called beast however is also used as a metaphor for every day problems the townsfolk face.

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 February 1988 (West Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Pedon kasvot See more »

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Trivia

Filmed in and around Accrington, Lancashire in the UK, Lynton Dearden was selected for the lead role after auditions of local schoolchildren. See more »

Soundtracks

White Sand, Blue Water
(uncredited)
Music by Mitchell Dalton and Graham de Wilde
KPM Music Ltd
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