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Director  George Edwards
Music director  Hod David Schudson
Country  United States
5.4/10 IMDb

Genre  Drama, Thriller, Horror
Duration  
Language  English
The Attic (1980 film) movie poster
Release date  October 1, 1980 (1980-10-01)
Writer  Tony Crechales (screenplay), George Edwards (screenplay)
Directors  Gary Graver, George Edwards
Screenplay  Tony Crechales, George Edwards
Cast  Carrie Snodgress (Louise Elmore), Ray Milland (Wendell), Ruth Cox (Emily), Rosemary Murphy (Mrs. Perkins), Frances Bay (Librarian)
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Tagline  13 steps to TERROR!

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The Attic is a 1980 American horror-thriller film starring Carrie Snodgress and directed by George Edwards.

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Plot

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Louise (Carrie Snodgress), a librarian, devotes her life to caring for her controlling, wheelchair-ridden father, Wendel (Ray Milland) after her fiancé disappears the night before their wedding. She fantasizes about her father's death, and only finds joy with Emily (Ruth Cox)–a fellow librarian who is being trained as Louise's replacement (Louise is being fired for attempting to burn down the library)–and a pet monkey (who Louise names Dickie) that Emily buys for Louise. While wheeling her father up a hill at a local park one Sunday afternoon, Wendel's wheelchair tips over, and he falls out. Wendel reflexively picks himself up and it is revealed he was never disabled to begin with, and he lied to Louise all this time in order to enslave her to him. In a fit of rage, Louise pushes Wendel down the hill and he is killed when his head hits a rock. Louise then runs home to gather her few belongings, and some of her father's money hoping to run away. While searching her father's belongings, she comes across a key to the attic, which has long been boarded up. She enters the attic that night and discovers that Dickie and her fiancé, Robert, have both been killed by her father and placed in the attic.

Cast

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  • Carrie Snodgress as Louise Elmore
  • Ray Milland as Wendell
  • Ruth Cox as Emily
  • Rosemary Murphy as Mrs. Perkins
  • Frances Bay as Librarian
  • Reception

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    Critical reception for The Attic has been mixed. TV Guide awarded the film 2 / 4 stars calling it "A fair psychological thriller".

    Release

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    The film was released on DVD by MGM on August 27, 2002 as a double feature with Crawlspace.


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    References

    The Attic (1980 film) Wikipedia
    The Attic (1980 film) IMDb The Attic (1980 film) themoviedb.org


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