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The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane (1976)

The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane
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Martin Sheen Martin Sheen
Frank Hallet
Alexis Smith Alexis Smith
Mrs. Hallet
Mort Shuman Mort Shuman
Miglioriti
Scott Jacoby Scott Jacoby
Mario
Dorothy Davis Dorothy Davis
Town Hall Clerk
Clesson Goodhue Clesson Goodhue
Bank Manager
Hubert Noël Hubert Noël
Bank Clerk


Written by
Laird Koenig Laird Koenig
novel


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5 years, 3 months ago at Oct 23 18:19
hmmm.. not sure dont know what I expected watching it - kind of thought alot more would happen - very slow and dated. not sure 7.2 imdb listing is based on though. is it just me?

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3 years, 5 months ago at Aug 20 15:23
An underrated cult classic based on a novel of the same name by Laird Koenig.

Frank Hallet (Martin Sheen) is a mixture of creepy lecherousness and silken charm with a voice that puts me in mind of a cat's claw snagging nylon. His mother, Cora Hallet (Alexis Smith), is an interfering tightly-wrapped WASP who views children, particularly confident non-obsequious Rynn, as annoying nuis... read more
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Release date: 25 December 1976
UPC: 027616921864
Tags: Horror (12), Drama (12), 1970s (11), Mystery (10), Thriller (8), Based On Novel (7), Loneliness (6), Murder (6), Pedophilia (5), 1976 (4), Basement (4), Psychological (4), Rain (4), Birthday Spank (3), Independent Film (3), Disguise (3), Friendship (3), Romance (3), Bus (2), Birthday Cake (2)
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This is my house ...

“An underrated cult classic based on a novel of the same name by Laird Koenig.

Frank Hallet (Martin Sheen) is a mixture of creepy lecherousness and silken charm with a voice that puts me in mind of a cat's claw snagging nylon. His mother, Cora Hallet (Alexis Smith), is an interfering tightly-wrapped WASP who views children, particularly confident non-obsequious Rynn, as annoying nuisances. Watching Rynn (Jodie Foster) go toe-to-toe with her and get the upper hand is a delight and Rynn knows exactly where Cora's achilles heel is in the form of her son Frank's hinted at indiscretions with young girls. When Rynn hits the mark (and she does several times) Cora is visibly shaken as her pretentious respectability shows its fragility. It matters very much to Cora what people in the commu” read more

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