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The Housekeeper (1987)





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In this mystery-thriller based on a novel by Ruth Rendell, Eunice (Rita Tushingham, wife of director Ousama Rawi) is a housekeeper who gets a job working for an older doctor and his wife in the U.S. Eunice is super-sensitive, rather homely, and illiterate. But she makes friends with a religious fanatic (Jackie Burroughs) who is quite willing to go along with whatever she has in mind. When a murder occurs, could Eunice and her good buddy be a bit more disturbed than first assumed?


Rita Tushingham
as Eunice Parchman
Ross Petty
as George Coverdale
Shelley Peterson
as Jackie Coverdale
Jonathan Crombie
as Bobby Coverdale
Jessica Steen
as Melinda Coverdale
Jackie Burroughs
as Joan Smith
Tom Kneebone
as Norman Smith
Donald Ewer
as Mr. Parchman
Aisha Tushingham
as Young Eunice
Wanda Cannon
as Bernice
Betty Harris
as Teacher
Sean Collins
as Young Eunice's Schoolmate
Julian Coutts
as Young Eunice's Schoolmate
Eileen Williams
as Church Member
Diane Fabian
as Church Member
Sandra Scott
as Church Member
Jamie Rainey
as Children in Shop
Andy Knott
as Patient
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