The Whisperers (1967)

The Whisperers





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The Whisperers stars Dame Edith Evans as a lonely old woman whose imagination is getting the better of her sanity. She insists that she hears "whisperers" plotting and planning against her at all times; she also believes that these imaginary entities are spying on her. So suspicious is Ms. Evans of her nonexistent whisperers that she fails to notice the very real predators around her. She is robbed of her life's savings by a nasty "friend" (Avis Brunnage), and is exploited by her estranged … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Art House & International, Mystery & Suspense, Classics
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On DVD: Dec 30, 1996



as Mrs. Maggie Ross

as Archie Ross

as Girl Upstairs

as Mr. Conrad

as Mrs. Noonan

as Charlie Ross

as Mr. Weaver

as Mr. Fish

as Psychiatrist

as Mrs. Ross (younger)

as Mr. Noonan

as National Assistance ...

as Prostitute
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Dame Edith Evans received Best Actress Oscar nomination and the N.Y. Film Critics award for this grim psychological drama about an elderly women who hears threatening (imaginary?) voices.

Full Review… | July 29, 2012

By the third act, I felt as boxed in as the protagonist.

Full Review… | February 8, 2008
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grim, spooky, depressing as all hell yet utterly fantastic. dame edith should've won an oscar

Stella Dallas

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