Deadly Blessing (1981)

Director
Wes Craven

Main cast
Sharon Stone; Ernest Borgnine; Jeff East; Michael Berryman; Maren Jensen

Genres
Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Description
This film is set in Amish Country, at a local farm, where a woman's husband is mysteriously killed by his own tractor!


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