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The Carpenter (1988)

The Carpenter


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Release Date: Aug 27, 1988 Wide


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Alice (Lynn Adams) is released from a mental institution after her recovery from a nervous breakdown in this uneven horror comedy. She returns to her professor husband Marin (Pierre Lenoir) and their home. Progress on an addition to the home is hampered by the ghost of the carpenter Ed (Wings Hauser), the convicted mass murderer who wants to complete the job himself. Highlights of this black horror comedy include the dismemberment of several victims by the grisly ghoul.

Rating: R
Genre: Drama , Horror , Mystery & Suspense , Comedy
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Written By: Doug Taylor
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as Alice Jarett

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An exceptionally badly-made movie that's so loopy and weird that it's fun regardless of anything else.

Full Review… | August 12, 2013
Antagony & Ecstasy

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