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The Demoniacs (1974)
"Les démoniaques" (original title)

 -  Horror  -  June 1977 (USA)
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A gang of pirates rape the two sole survivors of a ship wreck. The violated girls are rescued by the strange inhabitants of a supposedly haunted island, where they are granted supernatural powers to strike revenge against the pirates.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Joëlle Coeur ...
Tina
John Rico ...
Captain
Willy Braque ...
Bosco
Paul Bisciglia ...
Paul
Lieva Lone ...
Demoniac #1
Patricia Hermenier ...
Demoniac #2
Louise Dhour ...
Louise
Ben Zimet ...
Exorcist
Mireille Dargent ...
Clown
Miletic Zivomir ...
Devil
Isabelle Copejans ...
Barmaid
Yves Collignon ...
Barmaid's lover
Véronique Fanis ...
Girl in tavern
Monica Swinn ...
Girl in tavern (as Monika)
Jacqueline Priest ...
Girl in tavern
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A gang of pirates rape the two sole survivors of a ship wreck. The violated girls are rescued by the strange inhabitants of a supposedly haunted island, where they are granted supernatural powers to strike revenge against the pirates.

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Pirates, clowns, nude mute girls and sex, French-style.
13 October 2000 | by (Minneapolis, MN) – See all my reviews

I have a problem with Jean Rollin films. Despite all the stylish surrealism, great French locations and nudity I still find his films incredibly boring. I do appreciate Rollin's persistence of vision throughout his string of poetic sex/horror exploitation films through the 70s (clowns, castles, twins, beaches) but my mind begins to wander during his films and this is no exception. The plot follows a dream logic known only to the director with too much time spent watching these sailors fight, rape or just sit in a bar. The one female in the sailor gang really does inject some gusto into the her part though.


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