Linda stevens, 24, has just inherited a big old house, an evil house. Terrors house of horrors 1965 and the kindred 1987 and bedevilled 2010 and next of kin 1982. What if the shining wasnt in the snowy hills of oregon, but instead found itself in australia. Starring jacki kerin, john jarratt, alex scott, gerda nicolson, charles mccallum, tommy dysart, and debra lawrance. An australian cult classic from 1982 this shockingly good movie only showed up on many peoples radars after it was featured in mark hartleys love letter to the ozplotation genre not quite hollywood where it was lauded by the likes of quentin tarantino. A daughter moves into her dead mothers retirement home and discovers an unspeakable evil that lurks there. When she comes back to her hometown to settle her affairs, she feels unwelcome, with only barry, an old boyfriend john jarratt, the evil mick taylor in the. If u find any movie with download link unavailable leave a comment under that movie i. The wild, untold story of ozploitation, quentin tarantino praises next of kin, even comparing it to the shining. Next of kin 1982 releases dates, movie score, movie trailer, movie poster, synopsis, and plot. Next of kin is a cult horror classic from australia. Coincidentally, i woke up right before the film ended, catching the climax of the movie. Liam neeson, helen hunt, ben stiller, bill paxton, and even patrick swayze. Featuring fantastic cinematography and good performances, next of kin is one of those great finds and definitely deserves more attention.
The screenplay was based on a story of the same title, both written by michael jenning. Sep 29, 2019 sign in to like videos, comment, and subscribe. Rest assured, this movie never misses a chance to traffic in cliches. While touring australia promoting kill bill 2, tarantino looked up john jarratt, actor in next of kin. Soon events that are mentioned in the mothers diary begin to happen to the daughter. Not to be confused with the patrick swayze vehicle or atom egoyans film with the same title, this australian production from 1982 is a superb horror film. Next of kin is a much better film and perhaps a big part of that is the strong cast of future stars next of kin carries. Dont confuse next of kin with the lame patrick swayze action film of the same name released in 1989. May 17, 2019 praised by quentin tarantino as one of the greatest films from australian new wave cinema, next of kin 1982 was a highly stylised psychological thriller in the bloody tradition of european arthorror. Next of kin 1982 a young woman jackie kerin and her boyfriend john jarratt witness strangeness in an australian oldfolks home. Adam baldwin seems to know the score and hams it up appropriately as the villain. One of the great treasures of the ozploitation wave, next of kin is suspiria down under, expertly blending a ghost story, a psychological thriller, a giallo and the desolate outbacks inherent spookiness to create australias most criminally underseen genre film.
Soon events that are mentioned in the mothers diary begin to. With jacki kerin, john jarratt, alex scott, gerda nicolson. When a young woman inherits a creaky retirement home, shell find herself in a waking nightmare of murder, madness and a legacy of evil that may be inescapable. Im glad that the producers avoided stereotyping them which would have been easy. Financial analysis of next of kin 1982 including budget, domestic and international box office gross, dvd and bluray sales reports, total earnings and profitability. Oct 23, 2009 on one particular day i had to pop in next of kin immediately after school, so i could watch and return it in time, however, once i started the feature i immediately fell asleep. Watch next of kin 1982 movie trailer instantly, no need to login.
Scored by none other than extangerine dreamash ra tempel drummer and german electronic music pioneer klaus schulze, the music featured in the film was a unique hybrid of pulsing. Jackie kerin, john jarratt wolf creek and alex scott romper stomper star in this stylish and creepy mustsee the digital fix featuring an intense synth score by klaus schulze of tangerine dream. On one particular day i had to pop in next of kin immediately after school, so i could watch and return it in time, however, once i started the feature i immediately fell asleep. Director williams set out to style the movie like a european film, drawing particular inspiration from bernardo bertolucci a key sequence was clearly influenced by a late moment from last tango in paris. Next of kin is a far better film than many other movies in the genre, and the result is an overlooked gem that definitely deserves to be rediscovered. What makes next of kin different and, dare i say, so very intriguing, is how very sane our hero appears to be. Praised by quentin tarantino as one of the greatest films from australian new wave cinema, next of kin 1982 was a highly stylised psychological thriller in the bloody tradition of european arthorror. Next of kin tonys movie next of kin made in 1982 won best director award at the stiges film festival spain and best director at mifed festival in paris. Next of kin is a 1982 australian horror film directed by tony williams. Fans of the late patrick swayze will be very happy with next of kin. Movie details there is something evil in this house. Next of kin 1982 tt0084408 in a rest home for elderly people, a daughter reads her mothers diary. Next of kin 1982 in a rest home for elderly people, a daughter reads her mothers diary. The action is soso and the performances are about what you would expect.
The plot concerns a young woman who inherits her mothers nursing home. There are many quotable lines, which is the mark of a good cheesy action movie. Next of kin is a 1989 american action thriller film directed by john irvin and starring patrick swayze and liam neeson, with adam baldwin, helen hunt, bill paxton and ben stiller in one of his earliest roles. Find low everyday prices and buy online for delivery or instore pickup. In a rest home for elderly people, a daughter reads her mothers diary. Next of kin is a 1982 australian horror film directed by tony williams the screenplay is by tony williams and michael heath and starring jacki kerin and john jarratt the film was featured in the documentary not quite hollywood where it was praised by quentin tarantino. In the documentary not quite hollywood, quentin tarantino called the 1982 australian movie next of kin a horror movie unlike any other, adding that it has a very, very unique tone and the. Next of kin is more than just a simple curiosity, its an interesting chapter in one of the most important decades of australian cinematic history, a horror film that feels simultaneously ahead of its time and also a nostalgic artefact of the type of experimental filmmaking that was occurring at the time. Tony was cowriter with michael heath and directed the film. His favorite is jarratts 1982 horror film, next of kin. As an australian film enthusiast, it warms my heart to see lost australian genre titles being revived with such care and dedication. Enter your location to see which movie theaters are playing next of kin 1982 near you. All night she hears a voice that whispers slowly from somewhere deep in the back of her mind.
Next of kin is a 1982 australian horror film directed by tony williams and featuring a score by electronic music legend klaus schulze the plot revolves around a young woman named linda stevens played by jackie kerin who inherits the ominous but seemingly harmless montclare retirement home from her late mother. Linda, a wonderfully conservative girl who shares far less with the audience than she does with her boyfriend, has recently acquired an old folks home, handed down to her in her mothers will. So, regardless of the fact i knew this was a wellliked horror film, i let my prejudice constantly push this movie to the side and, oh how i was so wrong although thats usually the case with most prejudices, isnt it. Next of kin is a 1982 australian horror film directed by tony williams and featuring a score by electronic music legend klaus schulze the plot revolves around a young woman named linda stevens played by jackie kerin who inherits the ominous but seemingly harmless montclare retirement home. And what if we decide to watch next of kin, todays movie of the day. Next of kin 1982 is scored by german synthesizer pioneer klaus schulze, with tracks from numerous albums such as dig it and body love. If you like next of kin you are looking for suspenseful, scary and atmospheric movies about with ghost, murder, violence, diary, supernatural, mystery and haunted by the past themes of horror and mystery genre shot in australia or new zealand. It is effective at building suspense, and has some genuinely frightening, shocking moments. Apr 20, 2018 in the documentary not quite hollywood, quentin tarantino called the 1982 australian movie next of kin a horror movie unlike any other, adding that it has a very, very unique tone and the.
Next of kin 1982 watched this on shudder, not expecting much, but lo and behold, i loved it. First and foremost, next of kin is a beautifully shot motion picture. In the 2008 australian documentary, not quite hollywood. Swayze is a good action hero and his leading lady is helen hunt who as mrs. Large database of subtitles for movies, tv series and anime at opensubtitles. Aug 22, 2015 linda stevens, 24, has just inherited a big old house, an evil house. What if a woman found herself repeating the same horrors that her mother had faced twenty years before.927 706 813 1174 1017 300 954 413 261 75 1506 1333 1518 846 1524 1416 425 1258 546 1464 591 1106 849 22 968 1042 721 1089 436 1494 1189 1451 78 1240 32