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In Pennsylvania Dutch country in 1928, 16-year-old Billy becomes an apprentice to Dr. Reese, a traveling preacher who claims to be able to heal the sick. When the local crops begin dying from a blight which no one can explain, Reese blames it on a hermit who lives in the area, charging the man with casting evil spells. Now wielding a great amount of influence over the impressionable Billy, Reese convinces the boy to help him murder the outsider.
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|MPAA Ratings:||PG-13||Premiere Info:|
|Release Date:||1988||Production Date:|
|Color/B&W:||Distributions Co:||New World Pictures|
|Sound:||Production Co:||.....Production Company, Completion Bond Company Inc .....Production Company, New World Pictures .....World Wide Theatrical Distributor|