Starring :Jenny Agutter
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Language : English
Genre : / Suspense // Thriller//Slasher
I Start Counting was a British film made in 1969 and starring Jenny Agutter in one of her first serious roles. It was based on the novel of the same name by Audrey Erskine Lindop.
The film was moderately controversial because of Agutter's squeaky-clean image, her youth (only 16 in real life, she played a 14-year-old), and the film's sexual content.
It also included Simon Ward's first major film role.
Jenny Agutter plays Wynne, an adopted 14-year-old girl who has a crush on her 32-year-old stepbrother, George, played by Bryan Marshall. While spying on George in the bathroom, Wynne notices George has several scratches on his back, and finds a bloody sweater she made for him that he threw in the trash, which leads her to suspect George of being the serial killer of several local teenage girls, who is still at large. Despite this belief, Wynne continues to have romantic sexual fantasies about George and dreams of marrying him when she comes of legal age.
Wynne hides in George's trade van, thinking she will catch him in the act of murdering a young girl. Instead she discovers he is having an affair with a suicidal older woman, played by Lana Morris, whose blood was on the discarded sweater from slashing her wrist in a suicide attempt.
The theme song, also entitled "I Start Counting", was sung by Lindsey Moore.