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The Premonition (1976)

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This Thriller/horror movie tells the tale of a young girl who is terrified that her insane mother will take her away from her beloved foster mother. One day, the crazed real mother attempts... See full summary »

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Anthony Mahon, Louis Pastore (additional dialogue) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Sharon Farrell ... Sheri Bennett
Edward Michael Bell Edward Michael Bell ... Prof. Miles Bennett (as Edward Bell)
Danielle Brisebois ... Janie Bennett
Ellen Barber ... Andrea Fletcher
Richard Lynch ... Jude
Chitra Neogy ... Dr. Jeena Kingsly
Jeff Corey ... Det. Lt. Mark Denver
Margaret Graham Margaret Graham ... Andrea's Landlady
Rosemary McNamara ... Lenore
Thomas Williams Thomas Williams ... Todd Fletcher
Tamara Bergdall Tamara Bergdall ... Nurse
Wilmuth Cooper Wilmuth Cooper ... Gypsy Woman
Stanley W. William Stanley W. William ... Dean Fuller
Roy White Roy White ... Dr. Larabee
Robert Harper Robert Harper ... Carnival Watchman
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This Thriller/horror movie tells the tale of a young girl who is terrified that her insane mother will take her away from her beloved foster mother. One day, the crazed real mother attempts to contact the girl at school, but her foster mother has a premonition and gets there in time to protect the girl. Eventually though, the real mother and her boy friend, a carnival clown, succeed and takes her away, leaving the bereaved foster parents to enlist the assistance of a parapsychologist to help them interpret the foster mother's terrifying dreams and psychic connection to the girl and find her before it is too late. Written by Ørnås

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 February 1978 (Mexico) See more »

Also Known As:

Turtle Heaven See more »

Filming Locations:

Mississippi, USA

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Production Co:

Movicorp Media See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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According to the director, the working title for this film was "Turtle Heaven." See more »

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References Rosemary's Baby (1968) See more »

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touching and moving
23 September 2006 | by ANCHINNSee all my reviews

If you view this as some occult B flick, you can't enjoy much and maybe couldn't get the point. About me, I almost cried at the end of the film, because of the beauty of this directors vision for distressed people. I got surprised, because he sure knew how to express! It's a joy to find these underrated artists from B flicks. There're so many of them really. Well ,about the film, this is the story of a woman who wants to love her own child but who can't. That's very sad. Not only the direction and the plot. You can't forget the actors in this films. Considering how low the budget was, but they're acting was so full of enthusiasm. Well no wonder most American actors are great so maybe that's not the consideration though. However, this is the most underrated film I ever saw.


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