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Twisted Nerve (1968)

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Horror
Release Date:February 26, 1969
Running time:104 minutes
Cast:Hayley Mills, Hywel Bennett, Billie Whitelaw, Phyllis Calvert, Frank Finlay
Director:Roy Boulting
Writer:Roy Boulting, Leo Marks

Description: In a disturbing movie about psychosis, Hayley Mills plays Susan Harper, a young student who tries to help a rich, emotionally ill and sinister young man, Martin Durnley (Hywel Bennett). Martin is a schizophrenic who assumes the personality of a six-year-old boy when he is in his nice phase. Susan talks a store manager out of pressing charges against Martin after he steals a toy duck. Martin wants to take the toy to his mongoloid brother, who is in an institution. Martin's stepfather, Henry (Frank Finlay), enraged by his shoplifting, evicts Martin despite the pleas of his mother, Enid (Phyllis Calvert). Martin, again acting like a young child, is taken in by Susan's mother, Joan Harper (Billie Whitelaw), who runs a boarding house.~ Michael Betzold, All Movie Guide

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