Freddie, a socially withdrawn bank clerk and butterfly collector, decides to expand to collecting human specimens. That's where art student Miranda Grey comes in. Miranda matches wits with Freddie the icy psychopath.
She is young and innocent. She is abducted by a young man who is not so innocent.
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Did You Know?
Even though Samantha Eggar
was unhappy with Terence Stamp
's cold treatment of her during filming, she couldn't have known that he was simply following William Wyler
's instructions and staying in character. Stamp later said, "All the guys had crushes on her, she was so beautiful... I had a crush on her, too, and I was friendly with her. But when we started the movie, Willy said, 'I don't want you to have anything to do with her.' He wanted me to withdraw any friendship. He didn't want her to have anywhere to go or anyone to talk to, except her coach. He didn't want her to be able to come to me in the evening and say, 'God, it's so awful.'" See more
You can call Freddie "Lightning" because of the speed he can change his socks. When he and Miranda agree on the four weeks, we can see that in the cellar Freddie has brown socks on. But right after that when he sits down in the garden, his socks are blue. See more
I wouldn't be a good prisoner if I didn't try to escape.