About

Martha Beck, an obese nurse who is desperately lonely, joins a "correspondence club" and finds a romantic pen pal in Ray Fernandez. Martha falls hard for Ray, and is intent on sticking with him even when she discovers he's a con man who seduces lonely single women, kills them and then takes their money. She poses as Ray's sister and joins Ray on a wild killing spree, fueled by her lingering concer...

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Directed by

Leonard Kastle

Written by

Leonard Kastle (Screenplay)

Runtime

108 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Love is a bitch ... called Martha.

Cast

Keywords

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Lists

#255 on 500 Essential Cult Movies Jennifer Eiss