The Caretaker

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Naive and lonely Aston (Robert Shaw) rescues the homeless and manipulative Davies (Donald Pleasence), inviting him to stay at his rundown family home. Aston's brother and guardian, Mick (Alan Bates), dislikes the shiftless Davies, but comes to see him as someone to unload the house onto when Aston proposes that Davies become its caretaker. Mick, fed up with his responsibilities, hopes Davies' duties as caretaker will extend to caring for his brother as well.

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Audience Reviews for The Caretaker (The Guest)

  • Mar 13, 2008
    A great example of character study. This film is an adaptation of the Harold Pinter play and focuses mainly on dialouge as the whole film basically takes place in one room. The three characters each show off great acting skills. If your into action this may not be for you but if you like great acting and monolouges then you be sure to enjoy The Caretaker.
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