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8 Ratings

The House by the Lake

Death Weekend

Directed by William Fruet
Canada, 1976
Horror, Thriller


A rich playboy has a large house in the countryside. One weekend he invites a fashion model. On his way to the house, he drives past a gang of crazy young men. The men find out where the house is and begin to terrorize the couple.

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The House by the Lake Directed by William Fruet

Awards & Festivals

Sitges - Catalonian International Film Festival

1976 | 3 wins including: Best Actress (Medalla Sitges en Plata de Ley)

Critics reviews

[The rape vicitm’s] actual revenge is a bit perfunctory (esp. since villain behaves like a man with a death wish), but early car race and five-minute orgy of destruction make up for a lot.
April 01, 2013
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