Mrs. Munck

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Mrs. Munck ★★ 1995 (R)

Creepy cable thriller finds widowed Rose Munck (Ladd) agreeing to care for bitter father-in-law Patrick Leary (Dern, Ladd's real-life ex-hubby), who's suffered a debilitating stroke. But they share a nasty past—seems he seduced a teenaged Rose (played by Preston), she had a child, Patrick refused any responsibilty, and the child died. So whacked-out Rose is really out for revenge. Based on a novel by Ella Leffland. Ladd's debut as writer/director. 99m/C VHS . Diane Ladd, Bruce Dern, Kelly Preston, Shelley Winters; D: Diane Ladd; W: Diane Ladd; C: James Glennon; M: Leonard Rosenman. CABLE