The Guardian (1990)
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The Exorcist director William Friedkin made a return to the horror genre with this blend of straightforward suspense and Druid myth-inspired horror-fantasy. The idyllic lives of yuppie couple Phil and Kate (Dwier Brown and Carey Lowell) seem complete when they select the winsome young Camilla (Jenny Seagrove) as a live-in nanny for their newborn child, but the lovely young Camilla -- whose natural sexuality begins to work its spell on Phil -- is not what she appears to be. This becomes
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Admittedly, it doesn't seem like one that Friedkin put his heart and soul into, but it still has some of his touches, and it's too interesting to write off completely.
A dumb horror film that's down there with Deal of the Century as one of Friedkin's worst efforts.
Friedkin here seems strangely determined to squander his talent; lots of wasted opportunities.
Absolutely hysterical. Unfortunately, it's supposed to be scary
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