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Assault 1970

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Assault 1970 15

87 mins United Kingdom Director. Sidney Hayers

Suzy Kendall and Lesley Anne-Down star in a brutal British crime thriller about a vicious rapist-murderer on the prowl near an all-girls school. A young teacher who glimpsed the killer but was unable to identify him decides to act as bait to lure the fiend out from the shadows.

Also known as In The Devil’s Garden and Satan’s Playthings, this film is sometimes referred to as a British giallo, along the lines of the predominantly Italian genre then rising in popularity throughout Europe. (Star Suzy Kendall had earlier appeared in Dario Argento’s The Bird With the Crystal Plumage.)

Directed by

Sidney Hayers

Featuring

Suzy Kendall

Frank Finlay

Lesley-Anne Down

James Laurenson

Genres

Detective drama Crime Thriller

Collection

Flipside - Cult British Cinema

Certificate

15 Contains strong violence

Released

1970

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

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