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Stage Fright (1980) - John D. Lamond

I hadn't heard of Stage Fright until I did some research following the documentary Not Quite Hollywood: The Wild, Untold Story of Ozploitation! It's an amazing documentary that goes into depth on Australian grind-house cinema. This film, however is not amazing. It's another b-movie that was cranked out in Australia during the eighties. It's directed by John Lamond. Who had worked on Australia After Dark and Felicity before tackling this picture. It is the first film for Gary Sweet. 
An annoying young girl complains about her mother making out with a strange man while driving. This complaint is enough to distract the driver so that the car crashes killing the mother. The film follows the young girl sixteen years later. Her name is Helen and she is an absolute lunatic. She is an aspiring actress that is working on a new project. But now someone is going around killing the other cast members and people close to the production.
The opening scenes are quite trying. The girl t…