Open Season (1974 film)
|Directed by||Peter Collinson|
John Phillip Law
|Music by||Ruggero Cini|
|Distributed by||Columbia Pictures|
|November 1, 1974|
Open Season is a 1974 film directed by Peter Collinson. It stars Peter Fonda, John Phillip Law, William Holden and Cornelia Sharpe. The film was shot in both Spain and England, with parts of those countries used to portray the American backwoods. The screenplay was by David Osborn and Liz Charles Williams, based on Osborn's novel.
The film follows three Vietnam veterans who are accustomed to violence. They decide to go on a spree of brutality by kidnapping a girl and a middle-aged man. After an orgy of rape, beatings, and humiliation, the two victims plan an escape and one plans revenge.
The couple are given time to try and escape after which the three will be after them and they let it be known that when they catch up with them they will be shot.
- Peter Fonda as Ken
- Cornelia Sharpe as Nancy Stillman
- John Phillip Law as Greg
- Richard Lynch as Art
- Alberto de Mendoza as Martin
- William Holden as Hal Wolkowski
- Theme song 'Casting Shadows' composer and performer: John Howard
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