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Back from Eternity (1956)

Approved | | Drama | 19 February 1957 (West Germany)
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 ... See full summary »

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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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Remake of the 1939 RKO film "Five Came Back" which starred Chester Morris and Lucille Ball. See more »

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Vasquel walks a way from the group around the fire pit and the follow up shot show him re leaving himself . 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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