The Candy Snatchers Director: U.S.A.| 1973. Colour. 92 min. Book cinema tickets 16-year-old Candy is brutally abducted by a trio of amateur criminals hoping for a hefty ransom. They bury Candy alive in the hills of Southern California, leaving her with only a tube for air. To the kidnappers’ growing consternation, Candy’s dad doesn’t show up with the ransom. The kidnappers begin a downward spiral into depravity, mutilation and cold-blooded murder, with Candy helplessly trapped in the middle. This is a surprisingly gripping and downbeat drama, peopled with genuinely nasty characters. Director: U.S.A.| 1973. Colour. 92 min.