Sublime unreleased score to weird cult / brutalist Bracknell thriller. Music by Kirchin and his killer cohortsThe film, released in 1970, was directed by the multi-talented and quite radical David Greene. Greene was also an actor, a successful producer and had already employed the services of Kirchin for his 1967 horror The Shuttered Room and quirky crime thriller The Strange Affair.
I Start Counting notably starred a young Jenny Agutter. who at the age of 14 was playing the role of an inquisitive 16 year old schoolgirl. The film is set in brutalist Bracknell, with Agutter’s character living in Royal Point, a classic “threepenny bit” of a 1960s tower block. When she ventures away from the safety of this concrete castle on an obsessive, erotically charged journey, her world is turned upside down.
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