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Incubus (1966)

Unrated | | Horror | 26 October 1966 (USA)
On a strange island inhabited by demons and spirits, a man battles the forces of evil.

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Kia is a succubus, luring to their final perdition men who already have sinful habits and libertine inclinations. She tires of this, it's too easy, and these souls are going to Hell anyway. She wants to match wits and charm with someone who is good. So, against the advice of her sister Amael, Kia seeks out Marc, a man who has already faced death with courage. After a night together, Kia finds that not only is Marc's goodness still intact, but she has been ravaged by love. In anger, she and Amael conjure an incubus to deal with Marc. The incubus starts with Marc's sister, Arndis. Who will win the struggle for souls? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Trivia

William Shatner first appears 15 minutes in, which is almost exactly 1/5 of the way through the movie. See more »

Goofs

As Marko chases Kia down to the beach, night changes to day and back again many times. One minute it's pitch black, then it's daylight shot through a filter, then it's twilight shot without lighting, then it's daylight without a filter at all. It goes back and forth like this for a long time. In one night scene the sun is actually visible. See more »

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Kia: How do you know I'm pure?
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References The Seventh Seal (1957) See more »

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If for no other reason....
9 June 2007 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

A very weird, quietly creepy horror film... I think a big chunk of the weirdness and creepiness goes down to the fact that the film is entirely in Esperanto (and also the bit with the goat).

Put together by Outer Limits staffers (who were apparently obsessed with artificial languages), the production values are not dissimilar to 50s/60s TV (the odd camera shadow, out of focus evil beings, etc), but the effects are strangely effective and the use of sound is genuinely creepy in a way that made me think of "Eraserhead".

This film is worth seeing if for no other reason than to see William Shatner overacting in Esperanto. Most of the film he keeps the overacting in check, but about an hour in he clearly can't help himself.


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