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A young woman goes searching for her missing artist father. Her journey takes her to a strange Californian seaside town governed by a mysterious undead cult.
Terror reigns when he returns.
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Did You Know?
As posted on her blog in 2011, actress Anitra Ford
writes: "Shot in 1971, this movie was originally titled The Second Coming. Toward the end of the filming, investors pulled their money out, and the film was never finished. A Frenchman bought the unedited footage, edited it and released the movie under the title of Messiah of Evil. In 2003, in the horror film genre, The British Film Institute hailed Messiah of Evil as 'a rare work of cinematic genius.'" See more
The sound towards the end somehow develops a three-second delay from when the characters open their mouths to when we actually hear their voices. See more
Don't be afraid. I'm an ugly old man, but I'm harmless.
Hold On To Love
Music and Lyrics by Eliane Tortel
Sung by Raun MacKinnon See more