Dust Devil (1992)

Director
Richard Stanley

Main cast
Robert John Burke; Chelsea Field; Marianne Sägebrecht; William Hootkins; Zakes Mokae

Genres
Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Description
A woman on the run from her abusive husband encounters a mysterious hitch-hiker.


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