A ridiculous and unintentionally comic thriller about a homely, illiterate Englishwoman, Eunice Parchman (Rita Tushingham), who unflinchingly murders those who cross her. She moves to the US and is hired as a housekeeper by George (Ross Petty) and Jackie Coverdale (Shelley Peterson). Eunice
can't read notes left for her and is threatened with dismissal by the Coverdales. She is pushed over the edge by Joan Smith (Jackie Burroughs), a religious zealot who is convinced she is a "messenger of God." Directed by Tushingham's husband Ousama Rawi, THE HOUSEKEEPER is an excruciatingly
ineffective thriller adapted from a novel by the prolific and popular British writer Ruth...