|release date||November 18 1983|
|starring||Felissa Rose, Jonathan Tiersten|
|tagline||...you won't be coming home!|
SynopsisAfter a horrible boating accident kills her family, Angela, a shy and sullen young girl, moves in with her eccentric aunt Martha, alongside her protective cousin Ricky. One summer, Martha sends the kids to Camp Arawak. Soon after their arrival, a series of bizarre and increasingly violent accidents begins to claim the lives of various campers. Who is the twisted individual behind these murders? The disclosure of the murderer's identity is the most shocking climax in the history of American cinema.
When “Sleepaway Camp” was released in 1983, it was immediately attacked as merely being another “Friday the 13th” rip-off. But people need to be reminded that “Friday the 13th” is a MAJOR rip-off of Mario Bava’s great “Twitch of the Death Nerve”. Having said that, “Sleepaway Camp” was the feature film debut of actor Felissa Rose who has gone on to appear in numerous low-budget horror films as well as being one of director Dante Tomaselli’s muses. Even her cameo in Tomaselli’s “Horror” is an homage to her performance in “Sleepaway Camp”. …Read More