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Rena
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Vasquel
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Louise Melhorn
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Jud Ellis
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Crimp
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Prof. Henry Spangler
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Pete Boswick
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A South American plane loaded with an assortment of characters crash lands in a remote jungle area in the middle of a storm. The passengers then discover they are in an area inhabited by vicious cannibals and must escape before they are found. Written by Col Needham <col@imdb.com>

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19 February 1957 (West Germany)  »

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Zurück aus der Ewigkeit  »

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Barbara Eden's movie debut. See more »

Goofs

Rena is told she will be driven to L.A. to catch a plane to South America. Thomas Malone meets his son at this Los Angeles airport then drives away; a stranger following him. Yet the next day's newspaper report of his death states that he was found near Detroit's Municipal Airport after driving from the airfield. See more »

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A small b-grade film given status by Rod Steiger's intelligent and moving performance.
8 November 1998 | by (Brisbane, Australia) – See all my reviews

I first saw this film as a young boy, when it was first shown here in Australia, and I haven't seen it since, even on television. But it remains vivid in my memory solely because of the performance of Rod Steiger. His "villain with a soul" is a role he played in many subsequent films, and it is what makes him so absorbing and intriguing to watch. Nobody does brooding menace like Rod Steiger. In this film, he outshines every other player, and in fact his character, and what he does at the end, is the core of the plot. Back from Eternity might be classified as a B-Grade film, but for the fact that Rod Steiger is in it.


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