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Release Date:
June 1977 (USA) See more »
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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. | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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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
Anna Watican ... Girl in tavern (as Anne Watticant)
Jean-Pierre Bouyxou ... Sailor in tavern
Raphaël Marongiu ... Sailor with the Dracula pupett (as Raphael G. Marongiu)
Sylvio Dieu ... Sailor
Gilbert Schnarrbach ... Sailor in tavern
Yann ... Sailor
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jio Berk ... Sailor in the tavern
Burr Jerger ... Satanist Priest on the Beach (uncredited)
Jean-Jacques Renon ... Travestite (uncredited)

Directed by
Jean Rollin 
 
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Jean Rollin 

Produced by
Pierre Quérut .... producer
Lionel Wallmann .... producer
 
Original Music by
Pierre Raph 
 
Cinematography by
Jean-Jacques Renon 
 
Film Editing by
Michel Patient 
 
Art Direction by
Jio Berk 
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Miletic Zivomir .... assistant director
 
Other crew
Jean-Pierre Bouyxou .... press agent
 

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Also Known As:
"Les démoniaques" - France (original title)
"Curse of the Living Dead" - International (English title)
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Runtime:
USA:95 min (DVD)
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Color (Eastmancolor)
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1.66 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
UK:18 (cut) | USA:R

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0 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
Not Much To Say, 18 October 2011
Author: gavin6942 from United States

A group of shipwrecked sailors brutally rape two young woman and the woman re-emerge after making a pact with the devil to get their revenge.

More of the same from Jean Rollin. The music is improved here, but the plot makes practically no sense. Some people have tried to defend the film by saying it should be seen as an "art" film. Rollin does indeed have a unique view of art.

If you want to see more of the same nude women and pointless sex scenes, this is for you... but as far as plots go, this is not one of Rollin's stronger films. But it does have a clown... so, I guess that might be good?

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