Jack Be Nimble

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Jack Be Nimble ★★ 1994 (R)

Siblings Jack (Arquette) and Dora (Kennedy) were separated as children and adopted by different families. Jack's family turns out to be sadistic and he suffers much abuse, until he enacts a violent revenge; Dora begins to hear voices and soon realizes it's Jack crying out to her. The duo finally reunite but between Jack's rage and Dora's telepathic abilities, life takes on further bizarre twists. Much psychological terror rather than gore. 93m/C VHS, DVD . NZ Alexis Arquette, Sarah Smuts-Kennedy, Bruno Lawrence; D: Garth Maxwell; W: Garth Maxwell; C: Donald Duncan; M: Chris Neal.