An ugly, disturbing, passionately conceived cult favorite, LAST HOUSE ON THE LEFT is much more complex (albeit crudely made) than its controversial reputation would suggest. Loosely based on Ingmar Bergman's THE VIRGIN SPRING, Wes Craven's film depicts the atrocities committed by a
makeshift family of rootless criminals who kidnap, rape, and murder two teenaged girls on their way to a rock concert. The convicts then make their way through the dense New Jersey woods and take refuge with a suburban couple, posing as a family whose car has broken down. Little do the killers
know that the house they have picked for their refuge is owned by Dr. and Mrs. Collingwood, the...