Starring George C. Scott, Trish Van Devere, Melvyn Douglas, Jean Marsh, John Colicos and Barry Morse, "The Changeling" (also known as "Grauen, Das", "Enfant du diable, L'", "Changeling") is a Horror/Mystery/Thriller film directed by Peter Medak, and written by William Gray, released on March 28 of 1980 in the USA.
"How did you die, Joseph...? Did you die in this house...? Why do you remain...?"
Who directed "The Changeling":
The Changeling was directed by Peter Medak, a Hungarian director, producer, and actor.
Before directing The Changeling, Peter Medak had directed The Odd Job, released in 1978, Ghost in the Noonday Sun (1973), The Ruling Class (1972), A Day in the Death of Joe Egg (1972), Negatives (1968). Since, he directed Zorro, the Gay Blade, released in 1981, The Men's Club (1986), Let Him Have It (1991), Romeo Is Bleeding (1993), Pontiac Moon (1994), and Species II (1998).
What was the release date of "The Changeling":
The Changeling was initially released on Friday, March 28, 1980, in the United States. Other films released on Friday, March 28, 1980 are Don't Go in the House (dir. Joseph Ellison), Serial (dir. Bill Persky), and Tom Horn (dir. William Wiard). This was thirty-eight (38) years ago.
It has been released on Friday, March 28, 1980 in Canada and on Wednesday, October 29, 1980 in France.
What is the cast of "The Changeling":
At the casting of The Changeling we find George C. Scott, previously seen in Hardcore (1979) and Movie Movie (1978); Trish Van Devere (Movie Movie (1978), The Day of the Dolphin (1973)); Melvyn Douglas (Being There (1979), The Seduction of Joe Tynan (1979)) [ more... ]
- Trish Van Devere and George C. Scott also appeared together in Movie Movie, released in 1978.
- Melvyn Douglas and James B. Douglas can be seen in The Hot Touch, released in 1982.
- George C. Scott and Trish Van Devere also appeared in The Last Run, released in 1971.
What is the Storyline of "The Changeling":
Scott stars as Dr. John Russell, a composer living in New York City, who moves cross-country to Washington state following the tragic deaths of his wife and daughter in a traffic accident while on a winter vacation in upstate New York. In suburban Seattle, Russell rents a large, old, and eerie-looking Victorian-era mansion and begins piecing his life back together.
However, Dr. Russell soon discovers that he has unexpected company in his new home when a poltergeist, the ghost of a murdered child, [...]
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