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Randy Quaid Randy Quaid
Nick Laemle
Mary Beth Hurt Mary Beth Hurt
Lily Laemle
Sandy Dennis Sandy Dennis
Millie Dew
Bryan Madorsky Bryan Madorsky
Michael Laemle
London Juno London Juno
Sheila Zellner
Kathryn Grody Kathryn Grody
Miss Baxter
Deborah Rush Deborah Rush
Mrs. Zellner
Graham Jarvis Graham Jarvis
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3 years, 3 months ago at Aug 10 13:31
So extrange, life in the suburbs with domestic terror, parents occupied in thier sex games rather than child's nightmares.
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Description: Michael is a young boy living in a typical 1950's suburbanite home... except for his bizarre and horrific nightmares, and continued unease around his parents. Young Michael begins to suspect his parents are cooking more than just hamburgers on the grill outside, but has trouble explaining his fears to his new-found friend Sheila, or the school's social worker. ... (more)
Release date: 27 January 1989
UPC: 013023023994
Tags: Horror (9), Comedy (7), Satire (5), 1989 (4), Cannibalism (4), (3), Black Comedy (3), Nightmare (3), Drama (3), Murder (3), Dysfunctional Family (3), Mystery (3), Cannibal (2), Domestic Violence (2), Card Game (2), Hypnosis (2), 1980s (2), Father Son Relationship (1), Interrupted Sex (1), Meat (1)
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