Wanted: Babysitter

Wanted: Babysitter

French film Poster
Directed by René Clément
Produced by
Written by
Story by
  • Nicola Badalucco
  • Luciano Vincenzoni
Music by Francis Lai
Cinematography Alberto Spagnoli
Edited by
  • Christiane Lack
  • Fedora Zincone
Release dates
  • October 15, 1975 (1975-10-15) (France)

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 at his final film before his death on March 17, 1996.[1][2] The film stars Maria Schneider, Sydne Rome, Vic Morrow, Robert Vaughn, and Nadja Tiller.[3][4]


A naive young girl is forcefully kidnapped while babysitting the son of a wealthy food mogul. Her 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 Januaty 1, 2005, & 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: Italian: 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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