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The Shout (1978)

R 11/09/1979 (US) HorrorDrama 1h 26m
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A film of intense perversity - the madness of the mind.


Bored while officiating a cricket match at a psychiatric hospital, Crossley tells Graves (a visitor) the tale of a mysterious stranger (also named Crossley) who invades the lives and house of a local musician and his wife. The stranger claims knowledge of real magic, which he uses to displace his host and dominate his wife. The musician must find a way to combat Crossley and his seemingly implacable powers. Graves doubts Crossley's claim that the story is true, and begins to believe that Crossley is actually one of the patients.

  1. Jerzy Skolimowski

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Michael Austin


  3. Robert Graves


Top Billed Cast

  1. Alan Bates

    Alan Bates

    Charles Crossley

  2. Susannah York

    Susannah York

    Rachel Fielding

  3. John Hurt

    John Hurt

    Anthony Fielding

  4. Robert Stephens

    Robert Stephens

    Chief Medical Officer

  5. Tim Curry

    Tim Curry

    Robert Graves

  6. Julian Hough


  7. Carol Drinkwater

    Carol Drinkwater

    Cobbler's Wife

  8. John Rees


  9. Jim Broadbent

    Jim Broadbent

    Fielder in cowpat

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The Shout
The Shout

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget -

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