Cinema: Bats in the Attic

CHRISTINA

Directed by PAUL KRASNY Screenplay by TREVOR WALLACE

Some movies are like sloppy crimes—they leave easy clues all around. In the case of this walleyed exercise in terror, we are presented with a down-at-the-heels aircraft designer (Peter Haskell) accosted by a regal beauty down at the local unemployment office. All pretense of reality having been thus jettisoned, the beauty (Barbara Parkins) offers an unconventional proposal. Over a fancy meal, she suggests that they marry for strictly business reasons. The Immigration Department is hassling her—beauty is no barrier when the Government sees its...

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