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A young girl returns to her hometown in search of her father, and gradually her childhood memories return; a childhood with incest and violence.

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Doug Adams
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Gail O'Grady ... Caroline Boyle
Carol Lynley ... Esther Boyle
Michael Keys Hall Michael Keys Hall ... Alan Boyle (as Michael Keyes Hall)
Joseph Gian ... Luke Erikson
Deena Freeman ... Angela Carpenter
Joanna Miles ... Eleanor Carpenter
Scott Lincoln ... Richard Boyle
Barbara Stamm Barbara Stamm ... Woman in Gas Station
Martha Ferguson ... Waitress (as Marsha Ferguson)
Tamara Champlin Tamara Champlin ... Bar Patron
Hank Baumert Hank Baumert ... Tractor Driver
Wendy Norris Wendy Norris ... Young Caroline
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Caroline Boyle returns to her childhood home in Northern California, drawn there by a cryptic letter from her father, who abandoned her and her mother when she was a child. Caroline's frosty mother is less than cordial at her daughter's arrival but her step-father welcomes her kindly. Written by alfiehitchie

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Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 October 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Attic See more »

Filming Locations:

Virginia, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color
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Eleanor Carpenter: I'd give my soul to plant a kiss on his grave.
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Avant garde music is the highlight
5 June 2000 | by moviescoreSee all my reviews

A peculiar, however stylish thriller with highly unlikely story and poor acting. The highlight of this film is actually the original score by Don Davis, today best known for his postmodern, avant-garde score for The Matrix. Film music buffs should hunt down this film and close their eyes for a very original musical experience.


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