Twisted Nerve

Twisted Nerve (1968)

Hywel Bennett stars as Martin Durnley, a rich but damaged Oxford University drop-out with a hatred of his banker stepfather, played by Frank Finlay. His mum babies the boy, a consequence of Martin's elder brother, a Down Syndrome sufferer (or 'Mongoloid' - or even 'mentally backward' as they say here), being in full-time care, and the doctors having warned Martin's parents not to have any more children - just to be on the safe side. Too late: troubled mummy's boy Martin, with his cuddly toys and penchant for smashing his own reflection, appears to have proved the doctors misgivings.

  • Leo Marks
  • Roger Marshall
  • Roy Boulting
  • Roy Boulting
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  • Release Date: 1968-12-20
  • Language: English
  • Country: GB
  • Runtime: 112

Timothy Bateson

Mr. Groom

Hywel Bennett

Martin (Georgie) Durnley

Billie Whitelaw

Joan Harper

Barry Foster

Gerry Henderson

Marianne Stone

Store Detective (uncredited)

Russell Napier

Professor Fuller

Hayley Mills

Susan Harper

Frank Finlay

Henry Durnley

Phyllis Calvert

Enid Durnley

Christian Roberts

Philip Harvey

Thorley Walters

Sir John Forrester
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