#123movies #fmovies #putlocker #gomovies #solarmovie #soap2day Watch Full Movie Online Free – 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.
Plot: The wife of a greedy man comes back to haunt him after he scares her to death.
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DOMINIQUE (Michael Anderson, 1978) **
To call a film about a crippled ghost taking revenge from beyond the grave lame and lifeless would be too ironical but this here is an undeniably undistinguished combination of GASLIGHT (1939 & 1944) via LES DIABOLIQUES (1954); while still watchable in itself, it’s so cliché-ridden as to provoke chuckles instead of the intended chills. However, thanks to the dire straits in which the British film industry found itself in the late 1970s, even a mediocre script such as this one was able to attract 10 star names – Cliff Robertson (as the conniving husband), Jean Simmons (in the title role), Jenny Agutter (as Robertson’s artist half-sister), Simon Ward (as the enigmatic chauffeur), Ron Moody (as an ill-fated doctor), Michael Jayston (as Robertson’s business partner), Judy Geeson (as Simmons’ best friend and Jayston’s wife), Flora Robson (as the housekeeper), David Tomlinson (as the notary reading Simmons’ will) and, most surprisingly perhaps, Jack Warner (as a gravestone sculptor) – although most of them actually have nothing parts, I’m sorry to say!
Pretty good, but a bit on the sluggish side
Emotionally fragile rich lady Dominique (a fine and affecting performance by Jean Simmons) commits suicide. Her husband David (a solid portrayal by Cliff Robertson) inherits all her money. However, David soon starts to believe that Dominque’s unrestful spirit has returned from beyond the grave to haunt and torment him.
While director Michael Anderson does a sound job of creating and sustaining an intriguingly spooky and enigmatic atmosphere, the engrossing, yet fairly predictable story unfolds at way too slow a pace and hence makes the film overall feel more than a little padded. Fortunately, the ace cast keeps this movie watchable: Jenny Agutter as David’s sweet half sister Ann, Simon Ward as duplicitous chauffeur Tony, Judy Geeson as the skeptical Marjorie, and Michael Jayston as the conniving Arnold. Moreover, there are nice bits by Ron Moody as an eminently expendable corrupt doctor and David Tomlinson as a very formal lawyer. Both Ted Moore’s polished cinematography and David Whitaker’s elegant orchestral score are up to speed. While the execution could have used some more punch, the dark double twist ending goes a long way in compensating for the film’s flaws. So to sum up, this movie has its issues, but overall sizes up as a perfectly decent little thriller all the same.
Original Language en
Runtime 1 hr 40 min (100 min)
Director Michael Anderson
Writer Edward Abraham, Valerie Abraham, Harold Lawlor
Actors Cliff Robertson, Jean Simmons, Jenny Agutter
Country United Kingdom
Production Company N/A
Sound Mix Mono
Aspect Ratio 1.85 : 1
Film Length N/A
Negative Format 35 mm
Cinematographic Process Spherical
Printed Film Format 35 mm