Original Australian Daybill movie poster.The Kindred is a 1987 American horror film directed by Jeffrey Obrow and Stephen Carpenter. Obrow also produced the film and co-wrote it along with Carpenter, Earl Ghaffari and John Penney. The film stars David Allen Brooks, Amanda Pays and Rod Steiger. It was released on January 9, 1987 and grossed just over $2 million. The film received a limited theatrical release with only a screening in New York City on January 9, 1987.Hhowever the film did have a theatrical release on July 16, 1987, in Australia. Consequently the Australian Daybill poster is very sought after particularly in this condition.