The nosy neighbor lady was sent to a psychiatrist by her husband.
When the time came for her to leave she started to leave, but Richard pushed past his – still mean spirited – wife, ran out the door, and told the man still pretending to be either a lawyer or social worker that they wouldn't be needing his services.
One friend (I believe it was the girl) visits the other and eats him (in the hospital bed). I've read through the synopses of hundreds of movies involving cannibalism but can't find this one. About 30 years ago, early 80's although I'm not sure when it was first released. Towards the end of the movie, the main character finds what he believes will be the instructions to how to find some kind of treasure (or something very valuable), he removes the wrapping on the package, throws it in the fireplace, opens the package, which has a note saying that the map is on the wrapping that he just threw in the fire! If anyone can help I would be so happy, This film is made in 70s-80s.The guy talks them into letting her stay for the week until social services can find somewhere for her to go.After he leaves Richard helps her get settled in and calls a babysitter.They went upstairs to put her bag in her room and Richards wife started ranting to herself about being stuck with the girl, then right as she begins plotting on a way to get rid of her, a banana peel appears in her path, she falls and hits her head.When she wakes up, her memories of the girl are gone, and she is no longer mean spirited, her words upon seeing the girl and hearing that they are adopting her are “How could I forget such a beautiful (or either wonderful I can’t recall exactly) child.