The Mafu Cage(Movie, 1979)

| 1h 42min | Genres: Thriller, Horror
The Mafu CageRating: 3.5/5 (with 99 votes)
The Mafu Cage (also released as My Sister, My Love, Deviation and Don't Ring the Doorbell) is a 1978 American psychological horror film directed by Karen Arthur, and starring Carol Kane and Lee Grant. Its plot follows two sisters, both the daughters of a late anthropologist, residing in a dilapidated Los Angeles mansion: one, an astronomer, and the other, a dysfunctional eccentric who keeps and tortures a variety of monkeys and other primates. Arthur worked with screenwriter Don Chastain to loosely adapt Eric Westphal's play Toi et Tes Nuages, which she had seen in Paris in 1975. The finished product premiered at Cannes in 1978. ()
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About The Mafu Cage

Two strange sisters live in a crumbling mansion, where they keep a pet ape, which belonged to their late father, locked in a cage. While one of the sisters seems to be keeping her head on straight, as it were, the other appears to be sinking further and further into barbarism and insanity.

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Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 5 languages: German (DE), English (EN), Spanish (ES), Italian (IT), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 01/01/1978 (World premiere: 03/19/1978)
Director: Karen Arthur
Screenwriter: Don Chastain
Director of Photography: John Bailey
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Don't Ring the Doorbell"
"My Sister, My Love"
"The Cage"

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