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Tear Jerker / The Changeling

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The 1980 film

  • The story behind what happened to Joseph. He was murdered by the man he should have been able to trust the most: namely, his father.
  • Cora's backstory is also equally tragic.
  • The opening sequence showing Joanna and Kathy's death and, a few months later, a desolate John walking alone to his empty apartment.
  • The scene in which John cries thinking of his daughter, Kathy, as he lies in bed. However, it quickly turns to Nightmare Fuel.
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  • Senator Carmichael clearly loved his father. He is heartbroken after learning the truth.
  • The sequences involving the red-and-white ball (before it becomes Joseph's plaything).