The Other
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The atmospheric direction of Robert Mulligan and the first-rate writing of Tom Tryon (based on his own novel) place The Other at a notch above the seemingly endless parade of demonic horror films of the 1970s. The story takes place on a small Connecticut farm in 1935 and concerns a luckless family that finds itself further plagued by a violent series of mysterious deaths. It seems that the curious deaths have something to do with Alexandra Udvarnoky's (Diana Muldaur) twin sons -- ten year old Chris (Niles Perry) and Martin (Holland Perry). Martin is shy, withdrawn, and somber, while Chris… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 88%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Here's that rare movie that equals its source material."
‑ Matt Brunson, Creative Loafing
"The diabolical story has its eerie moments, but skirts close to becoming too ridiculous to fathom."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"The Other is a competent flick that will prove to be a lot freakier for film fans with active imaginations."
‑ John A. Nesbit, Old School Reviews
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