Sleepaway Camp

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Main Details

  • Released on November 18, 1983
  • Color
  • Running time: 84 minutes
  • Production Co: American Eagle
  • Distribution Co: CBS/Fox (UK) | Creswin Distribution (Canada) | United Film Distribution Company (UFDC)
  • Directed by Robert Hiltzik
  • Written by Robert Hiltzik
  • Starring Felissa Rose, Jonathan Tiersten, Karen Fields, Christopher Collet, and Mike Kellin
  • Produced by Jerry Silva and Michele Tatosian
  • Original Music by Edward Bilous
  • Cinematography by Benjamin Davis
  • Film Editing by Ron Kalish and Sharyn L. Ross

Plot Summary

  • Angela Baker, a shy, traumatized young girl, is sent to summer camp with her cousin. Shortly after her arrival, anyone with sinister or less than honorable intentions toward her gets their comeuppance.

Also Known As

  • Blutiger Sommer (West Germany)
  • Nightmare Vacation (UK)
  • Sleepaway Camp - kesäleiri (Finland) (video title)


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