Wanted: Babysitter

Wanted: Babysitter (French: La Baby-Sitter,Italian: Babysitter - Un maledetto pasticcio, German: Das ganz große Ding, also known as Scar Tissue, The Babysitter and The Raw Edge) is a 1975 Italian-French-German thrillerdrama film directed by René Clément as his final film before his retirement in 1975.[1][2] The film stars Maria Schneider, Sydne Rome, Vic Morrow, Robert Vaughn, and Nadja Tiller.[3][4]

Wanted: Babysitter
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French film Poster
Directed byRené Clément
Produced by
Written by
Story by
  • Nicola Badalucco
  • Luciano Vincenzoni
Music byFrancis Lai
CinematographyAlberto Spagnoli
Edited by
  • Christiane Lack
  • Fedora Zincone
Release date
  • October 15, 1975 (1975-10-15) (France)


Michelle, a naive young girl, is forcefully kidnapped while babysitting the son of a wealthy food mogul. She and the boy are held hostage by an ex-stuntman and a vengeful movie star.



Wanted: Babysitter was released in French theatres on October 15, 1975. The film was released on DVD on June 1, 2004, initially, and later on January 1, 2005, and May 13, 2009.[5] Wanted: Babysitter was digitally remastered on January 2, 2015.[6]


  1. ^ Chiti, Roberto; Poppi, Roberto; Lancia, Enrico (1991). Dizionario del cinema italiano. I film vol. 2 - Dal 1945 al 1959. Rome: Gremese. ISBN 978-8876055485.
  2. ^ Mereghetti, Paolo (2013). Il Mereghetti. Dizionario dei film 2014. Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, Milan: Baldini & Castoldi. ISBN 978-8868520588.
  3. ^ "Wanted: Babysitter". Turner Classic Movies. Atlanta: Turner Broadcasting System (Time Warner). Retrieved November 24, 2016.
  4. ^ Sadoul & Morris 1972, p. 46.
  5. ^ "Wanted: Babysitter". Miracle Pictures Studios. Denver. ASIN B000BIBK5K. Retrieved November 24, 2016.
  6. ^ "Wanted: Babysitter". FilmRise. New York City. January 2, 2015. ASIN B00RPOPTS2. Retrieved November 24, 2016.


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