Actors: Carol Kane, Charles Durning, Colleen Dewhurst, and Tony Beckley
|Review Summary and Plot Commentary about When A Stranger Calls (1979)|
|The beginning of this movie is about a young girl terrorized by a madman while babysitting. The rest tells the story of his escaping and terrorizing her when she is an adult with her own children.
--Jennifer Elizabeth, Resident Scholar
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|Analysis of When A Stranger Calls (1979)|
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Crime & Scandal
- catching brutal killer/stalker
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
- (woman) medium/shoulderlgn wavey
- (woman) skinny
Events of movie makes character more...
- White (American)
How sensitive is this character?
- sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor?
- Mostly serious with occasional humor
- Smarter than most other characters
- average physique
Secondary Main Character
- accused criminal
How much of work is main antagonist actually present in:
- White (American)
- Average intelligence
- dirty, grimy (like New York)
- mental hospital
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
- Some foul language
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