director: Dean Crow
starring Christine Noonan · Jack O'Hara · Brad Armacost
· Dick Kreusser · Leslie Denise · Gary Lott
camping in a remote part of the Kentucky wilderness, Jamie and girlfriend
Karen meet a backwoods local man named Eben and his young injured daughter.
When Jamie - who is, fortunately, a vacationing doctor from Detroit
- saves the kid's life with an emergency tracheotomy, the hillbilly
insists on giving the two campers a homecooked meal. Not wanting to
be disrespectful, the couples agrees to accompany Eben back to his home.
That's where they meet William, the man's retarded son, who is immediately
obsession with Karen's long, black hair. This begins a backwoods nightmare
that will changed their lives forever.
fascinating how International the backwoods horror story
has become. It seems most every country has developed it's own variation
of a 'city-couple-harressed-by-rednecks-in-the-woods' narrative. For
example, these classic genre titles come to mind: