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Dominique (1979)

A millionaire who has recently lost his wife starts believing that he is being haunted by her spirit.

Director:

Michael Anderson

Writers:

Edward Abraham (screenplay), Valerie Abraham (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Cliff Robertson ... David Ballard
Jean Simmons ... Dominique Ballard
Jenny Agutter ... Ann Ballard
Simon Ward ... Tony Calvert
Ron Moody ... Dr. Rogers
Judy Geeson ... Marjorie Craven
Michael Jayston ... Arnold Craven
Flora Robson ... Mrs. Davis
David Tomlinson ... Lawyer
Jack Warner ... George
Leslie Dwyer Leslie Dwyer ... Cemetary Supervisor
Jan Holden ... Ballard's Secretary
Brian Hayes Brian Hayes ... S.T. Reeve
Jack McKenzie ... John, 1st Chauffeur
Michael Nightingale Michael Nightingale ... Vicar at Funeral
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The wife of a greedy man comes back to haunt him after he scares her to death in this horror-thriller. He is after her money and must try several times before he finally succeeds. Because she is mentally exhausted from being frightened all the time, she commits suicide, but soon the husband begins experiencing her ghostly presence. Written by Ørnås

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A story of the macabre... with a different twist. See more »

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Horror

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 March 1980 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

Avenging Spirit See more »

Filming Locations:

England, UK

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Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The final film of Jack Warner. See more »

Quotes

Dominique Ballard: He hides things to make me think I'm losing my memory.
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Referenced in Interview with Richard Franklin (1981) See more »

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Dominique
27 October 1999 | by Smalling-2See all my reviews

A wealthy wife is convinced that his equally wealthy husband tries to drive her mad by scary voices and haunting portents at their country mansion. After her sudden death, she seems to return to haunt the husband.

Predictable and fairly restricted all-star suspense shocker on the lines of "Les Diaboliques" with very occasional moments of "frisson".


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