Apprentice to Murder


1h 34m 1988

Brief Synopsis

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.

Film Details

Also Known As
Long Lost Friend, The, Long Lost Friends
MPAA Rating
Genre
Drama
Mystery
Thriller
Release Date
1988
Distribution Company
New World Pictures
Location
Bergen, Norway

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 34m

Synopsis

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.

Film Details

Also Known As
Long Lost Friend, The, Long Lost Friends
MPAA Rating
Genre
Drama
Mystery
Thriller
Release Date
1988
Distribution Company
New World Pictures
Location
Bergen, Norway

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 34m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Winter February 26, 1988

Film is based on events that actually happened to three residents of York, Pennsylvania in 1928.

Began shooting September 15, 1986.

Completed shooting November 1, 1986.

Released in United States Winter February 26, 1988