The parents of a Vietnam war casualty find their grieving rudely interrupted by their son knocking on the front door. The joyful reunion is short-lived as his increasingly bloodthirsty behavior begins to hint that he may not have made it home alive after all. Horror effects legend Tom Savini lends some of his earliest work to this perfectly constructed destroyer with teeth-grittingly strong performances from all on screen.
This is especially true of John Marley, an incredibly talented actor who horror fans will recognize from THE CAR and who wine-sipping college students will recall from Cassavetes’ FACES. The other 99.7% of society wouldn’t give a rat’s ass about either film and is not allowed into the Beacon." (Promo Copy)