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Deranged (1974) Movie Review Summary

Actors: Roberts Blossom, Cosette Lee, Robert Warner

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DERANGED is a canadian production written and directed by Allan Ormsby in 1974.
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Like "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre" shot the same year, the picture is based on the story of Ed Gein but presents the killer's point of view.

Wisconsin. Ezra Cobb is living alone with his crippled mother in a farm. She teaches him that all women are evil. When she dies, Ezra becomes insane. He steals her corpse and hides it in his farm. After having stuffed her body, he speaks to her all day long and soon wants her to have some company.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1960's-1970's Family, loving    -   Yes Special relationship with    -   mother Inner struggle or disability    -   Yes Taboo Sex Story?    -   Yes Kind of sex:    -   necrophilia Brain/Body not working?    -   mental illness Coping with loss of loved one?    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   farmer Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American Unusual characteristics:    -   Mentally ill

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Midwest Forest?    -   Yes Farm/Ranch?    -   Yes Farm/Ranch:    -   farm Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   ignorant small town people Misc setting    -   bar

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   very explicit references to deaths and torture Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   seeing breasts    -   seeing nude female butt

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