In the end I was surprised to discover that I was actually quite awakened from the slumber-inducing first half hour or so and really wanted to see how this was going to end.
This film was British in name only; fundamentally it was French through and through from its source novel, La Motocyclette by Andre Pieyre de Mandiargues , to its leading actor, Alain Delon.
Don Koch tries to renovate a rundown mansion with a sordid history for his growing family, only to learn that the house has other plans.
The narrative lets down the efforts put forth by the cast, but it is what it is.
And I don't know why that was.
That song became their first American hit, rising to 3.