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Gym class. Back before he was making crap like Snake Eyes and Mission to MarsBrian De Palma was a master of suspense, creating memorably unsettling tones in movies like Sisters and Carriethe first big-screen adaptation of a Stephen King story. And before women's locker rooms became a place for peeping see Porky'sDe Palma made them a place for higher learning.
Not to say this new freedom meant everything in those years was better than before—it was not. Go out and rent Mandingo, or Zardoz, and judge for yourself. But many adventurous filmmakers took advantage of what was given them—with startling results.
Carietta N. In the introduction to the book, King states that the character of Carrietta White was based off of two real girls who he knew in his adolescent years while in grade school. Both girls were bullied to death and were the inspiration for King's novel. Carrie is the main anti-villain of the story, being both the protagonist and ultimately the antagonist in the end.
Carrie is a American supernatural horror film based on Stephen King's epistolary novel of the same name. The film received 2 Academy Award nominations, one for Sissy Spacek in the title role and one for Piper Laurie as her abusive mother. The film featured numerous young actors including Nancy AllenWilliam KattAmy Irvingand John Travolta whose careers were launched or escalated, by the film.
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I have a copy of Carrie recorded from TV in the 80's that has the alternate "clothed" main credits sequence, and this isn't it. In the alternate shot, the credits are white and appear in the center of the screen, and Nancy Allen is wearing a towel. This one you linked to appears to be the fogged version that airs on TV today.
Then, when Carrie discovers that she has gotten her period, she is extremely frightened. After Carrie discovers her period, girls in the locker room bully her aggressively and Carrie is mortified. The film goes on with Carrie being the subject to torment from her peers, and also the overbearing behavior of her mother and the dysfunctional relationship between the two of them.