Never Take Sweets from a Stranger

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Never Take Sweets from a Stranger

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Never Take Sweets from a Stranger

Release Date: March 04, 1960

Year    :   1960
Slogan    :   «...and then he made us play that silly game...»
Genres    :   Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Production Companies    :   Hammer Film Productions
Director    :   Cyril Frankel
Producers    :   Michael Carreras, Anthony Nelson Keys, Anthony Hinds, Clifford Parkes
Writers    :   John Hunter, Roger Garis
RunTime    :   81 mins.

Peter Carter, his wife Sally and their young daughter Jean move to a sleepy Canadian village, where Peter has been hired as a school principal. Their idyll is shattered when Jean becomes the victim of an elderly, and extremely powerful, paedophile. The film was neither a box office nor a critical success, it garnered criticism for breaking a significant public taboo.

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