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TitleSleepaway Camp
DirectorRobert Hiltzik
Year1983
Production CompanyAnchor Bay
GenreHorror
 
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Submitted by Rodney Powell 
(Sep 30, 2002)

Great horror films are great when they can take something that is done to death: in this case slasher movie and create something different and memorable.In this case the director, has taken the hokiest horror movie cliche, mad killer at the summer camp and created a horror classic!

Ricky and his very quiet cousin Angela
decide to go to summer Camp and soon regret it as the kids are targeted by a brutal killer! The director,Robert Hiltzik has created a low-budget nasty little shocker that explores the themes of homosexuality, child abuse, and abnormal behavior.Now stir in some gruesome murders, and last but not least unforgettable ending and you have a recipe for horror classic guaranteed to chill the blood! The ending alone is worth price of admission because spotting the killer isn't that hard but the killer's secret(Oh boy what a secret is it)is what makes the film so memorable.This film also is quite controversial because most of the victims are preteens and the methods of their demise isn't for the squeamish.So Join Ricky and Angela and watch this creepy slasher classic with a truly chilling and suprise ending!


 

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