A shy girl, outcasted by her peers and sheltered by her religious mother, unleashes telekinetic terror on her small town after being pushed too far at her senior prom. Chris Hargensen (Nancy Allen), her classmate, leads the taunting and Sue Snell (Amy Irving) joins in. What's the song that plays when the girls are in detention? So I grabbed my hair and did it a couple of times during the rehearsal in Brian's apartment and he stopped me and said, "Piper, you're going to get a laugh if you do that" and I thought to myself, "Isn't that the point?" Adult Stars Brand New Girls In The Biz Join Now See Them On Here We Get New Ones Each Week! I have had other opportunities like the thing I did with Sissy years laterThe Grass Harp. The monstrous spirit of a slain child murderer seeks revenge by invading the dreams of teenagers whose parents were responsible for his untimely death. With her black cape and ghostly white face framed by that flaming red hair, Piper Laurie's Margaret is operatic. Everyone will.". I mean, I still can't believe how he could lose. At first, it was all right. I have no trouble doing take after take. PL: Paul was a lovely guy; happily married and though we had a lot of chemistry when we worked together it never went beyond that. We shot those early scenes over and over. Quotes.net. She's right. I suddenly realized I had misunderstood and this was serious so I adjusted what I did but did it with a different motivation. Then I decided to just sit back and enjoy it and just looked at him and just indulged in his beauty which I don't really think he really understand that he was such a beautiful thing to look at. We often think of him only as this fiery, angry AIDS activist but he sounds gentler and softer in your book. You have super powers.' It's one of the reasons why Piper's role in Carrie was a stand-out to people back then. Her last scenes are really the best, however. So they flew me out to California for rehearsal and by then I'd thought up some bits that I thought would be funny; or pretty broadlike pulling myself around the room by my own hair in anguish. hide caption. However, Chris’ loathing only grows and she conspires with boyfriend Billy (John Travolta) to ruin Carrie’s night. Paul Newman is nothing short of amazing in the lead. PL: Well, that was difficult those first few weeks when I was just a few feet away from him and got a good look at that face and those eyes. Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? King wrote that he did some handyman work for a woman who lived alone with her daughter, who had epilepsy. But sin never dies. It’s a tale of small-town Americana (or rather, the destruction of it), the cruelty of humanity – and also its capacity for kindness – and criticism of extreme religious views. PL: He was a dear friend and we started out together at Universalwe screen tested together and it worked and they signed both of us. WCT: Which is criminally overlooked, I think. This article contains spoilers for Carrie. It's nearing the end of the school year. After watching Roberts I wanted to cut my own neck because it was so depressing but with Laurie it was kind of different. WCT: Well I think it's still funnybut horrifically funny which much of the film isit's nasty funny. "I can see your dirty pillows. She’s still a tragic victim of bullying, just one that happens to be able to flip cars and make them explode with her mind.