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FULL SYNOPSIS

William Fruet directed this tense Canadian rape-revenge thriller which attempted to capitalize on the success of Wes Craven's Wes Craven (1972). The film concerns a vacationing couple, Harry and Diane (Chuck Shamata and Brenda Vaccaro), who are terrorized in a remote house on a picturesque lake. Don Stroud leads the quartet of vicious psychos who break in and attack the pair, and when Harry is revealed to be a bit of a wimp, Diane takes matters of revenge into her own hands. Vaccaro and Stroud give much better performances than the material requires, and although Fruet's film is hardly as excoriating as its predecessor, it is altogether more polished. ~ Robert Firsching, Rovi

Cast

Brenda Vaccaro
as Diane
Don Stroud
as Lep
Chuck Shamata
as Harry
Richard Ayres
as Runt
Don Granberry
as Stanley
Ed McNamara
as Spragg
Richard Donat
as Policeman
Michael Kirby
as Ralph
Denver Mattson
as Smokey
Al Bernardo
as Mr. Doobie
Richard Donat
as Policeman
Denver Mattson
as Smokey
Michael Kirby
as Ralph

Crew

William Fruet
Director
Ivan Reitman
Producer
William Fruet
Screenwriter
Robert Saad
Cinematographer
Ivan Reitman
Musical Direction/Supervision
Debbie Karjala
Editor
Jean Lafleur
Editor
Debra Karen
Editor
Don Carmody
Associate Producer
John Dunning
Executive Producer
Andre Link
Executive Producer
Erla Gliserman
Costume Designer
Daniel Goldberg
Sound/Sound Designer
John Stoneham
Stunts
Dwayne McLean
Stunts
Denver Mattson
Stunts Coordinator
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