The Premature Burial Movie Review Summary

Actors: Ray Milland, Hazel Court, Richard Ney, Heather Angel, Dick Miller, Alan Napier

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THE PREMATURE BURIAL is a movie produced and directed by Roger Corman in 1962. Based on an Edgar Allan Poe short story.
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Ray Milland is obsessed with the idea of being buried alive. He is looked after by his sister Kate who cannot prevent Ray to marry the beautiful Emily. Soon Ray's obsession becomes stronger and he builds a crypt where he hides all day long.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1600 to 1899 Inner struggle or disability    -   Yes Brain/Body not working?    -   mental illness

Main Character

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


Forest?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   fancy mansion

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing Is this movie based on a    -   book

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