Loosely based on the notorious Richard Speck murders, this is the grim tale of a disturbed Vietnam vet returning home via Belfast, who invades a house shared by eight nurses and proceeds to terrorize and murder them.
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Poor production values and a bland directing style, of which, is neither striking nor creepily invoking, takes away the soul and tension of this emotionally vacant film. The lack of an interesting character also makes it lack an investment anchor. How can a Richard Speak-like character not be fascinating and his victims be interchangeable? Well, at least, the war-torn setting of Belfast, Ireland is interesting.