Beast in the Cellar

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Beast in the Cellar ★½ Are You Dying Young Man? 1970 (R)

Every family has something to hide, and in the case of two spinster sisters, it's their murderous inhuman brother, whom they keep chained in the cellar. Like all brothers, however, the “beast” rebels against his sisters' bossiness and escapes to terrorize their peaceful English countryside. The sisters' (Reid and Robson) performances aren't bad, but rest of effort is fairly disappointing. 85m/C VHS, DVD . GB Beryl Reid, Flora Robson, T.P. McKenna; D: James Kelly.