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Released on November 03 of 1976 in the USA, "Carrie" (also known as "Carrie - Des Satans jüngste Tochter", "Carrie, lo sguardo di Satana") is a Drama/Fantasy/Horror/Romance/Thriller film directed by Brian De Palma . Sissy Spacek and Piper Laurie are starring, alongside Amy Irving, William Katt, Betty Buckley and Nancy Allen.

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Who directed "Carrie":

Carrie was directed by Brian De Palma, an American director, writer, producer, actor, and cinematographer.

Before Carrie, Brian De Palma had directed Obsession, released in 1976, Phantom of the Paradise (1974), Sisters (1973), Get to Know Your Rabbit (1972), Hi, Mom! (1970), and Dionysus (1970). Since, he directed The Fury, released in 1978, Home Movies (1980), Dressed to Kill (1980), Blow Out (1981), Scarface (1983), and Wise Guys (1986).

What was the release date of "Carrie":

Carrie was first released on Wednesday, November 03, 1976, in the United States. Also released on Wednesday, November 03, 1976 has been Les Innocents aux mains sales (dir. Claude Chabrol). This was forty-three (43) years ago.

It has been released on Saturday, January 22, 1977 in France; Friday, April 22, 1977 in Germany; Thursday, September 22, 1977 in Spain; Thursday, March 17, 1977 in Australia and on Thursday, March 03, 1977 in Japan.

What is the cast of "Carrie":

At the casting of Carrie we find Sissy Spacek, previously seen in Ginger in the Morning (1974) and Badlands (1973); Piper Laurie (The Hustler (1961), Until They Sail (1957)); Amy Irving (The Fury (1978), Honeysuckle Rose (1980)) [ more... ]

  • Sissy Spacek, Piper Laurie, Amy Irving, William Katt, Priscilla Pointer, Harry Gold and Noelle North also appeared together in The Rage: Carrie 2, released in 1999.
  • Cindy Daly and William Katt, Michael Talbott have all also be seen in Big Wednesday, released in 1978.
  • Stefan Gierasch and Priscilla Pointer also appeared together in The Great Texas Dynamite Chase, released in 1976.
  • Piper Laurie and Rory Stevens also appeared together in Ruby, released in 1977.

What is the Storyline of "Carrie":

Carrie White is a shy, friendless teenage girl abused by her unstable Christian fundamentalist mother Margaret. The girls at Bates High School also harass Carrie, with Chris Hargensen being especially cruel.

Carrie experiences her first period while showering after gym class, and, because of her sheltered life, becomes hysterical, thinking she is dying. Chris and another popular girl, Sue Snell notice Carrie's horror. Rather than help, they and the other girls throw tampons and sanitary pads at her [...]

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Sissy Spacek ("Carrie White") and William Katt ("Tommy Ross")

Sissy Spacek (Carrie White) and William Katt (Tommy Ross) in Carrie (1976)

Sissy Spacek as "Carrie White"

Sissy Spacek as Carrie White in Carrie (1976)

Sissy Spacek as Carrie White in Carrie (1976)

Sissy Spacek as Carrie White in Carrie (1976)

Sissy Spacek as Carrie White in Carrie (1976)

Sissy Spacek as Carrie White in Carrie (1976)



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