Year: 1986

 

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Directed by: John Carl Buechler

Starring: Michael Moriarty, Noah Hathaway, Shelley Hack, Jenny Beck, June Lockhart

Anne's Character: Eunice St. Clair

Genre: Animation / Fantasy / Horror

Plot Summary: An evil troll, Torok, the transformed state of the ex-husband of an old friendly witch named Eunice St. Clair, has chosen her apartment building to be the heart of the restoration of the world he once knew. To do this he uses an Emerald ring, and takes possession of a little girl named Wendy, whose brother Harry immediately suspects something wrong. Torok, often in the form of the little girl, goes into each occupant's apartment, hideously transforming people (beginning with Peter Dickinson, named after the author/protagonist of The Flight of Dragons, which explores similar themes) into plant pods.

Notes: Anne Lockhart and her mother June play the same character ("Eunice St. Clair") in this film. Anne plays a younger version of her mother.

This film stars Noah Hathaway who co-starred next to Anne as "Boxey" in Battlestar Galactica.