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The Possessed (1975)
"La endemoniada" (original title)

 -  Horror  -  May 1976 (USA)
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An old witch seeks vengence through the daughter of the politician who had her thrown in jail. Soon the little girl's head is spinning around, and an old priest is called in to perform an ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Julián Mateos ...
Father Juan
Marián Salgado ...
Susan Barnes
Fernando Sancho ...
Police Chief
Lone Fleming ...
Anne Crawford
Ángel del Pozo ...
Mr. Barnes
Kali Hansa ...
Gypsy Witch
Daniel Martín ...
William Grant
Tota Alba ...
Mother Gautère
Roberto Camardiel ...
Managing Editor
María Kosty ...
Esther
Fernando Hilbeck ...
Doctor
Julia Saly ...
Barnes' maid (as La Pocha)
María Vidal ...
Simona Comodare - Mother of the first sacrificed child
Concha Gómez Conde ...
Mother of the kidnapped child
Ernesto Vañes
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An old witch seeks vengence through the daughter of the politician who had her thrown in jail. Soon the little girl's head is spinning around, and an old priest is called in to perform an exorcism. Written by Humberto Amador

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Good and evil battle for possession of the innocent!

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ESP 12,764,676 (Spain) (3 March 2000)
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Because Linda Blair was dubbed by Marián Salgado in the Spanish version of The Exorcist (1973), director Amando de Ossorio cast Salgado as the lead in his answer to the successful American horror movie. See more »

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Some weird images and not much sense
30 March 2008 | by (Glen Cove, New York) – See all my reviews

Weird exorcist inspired horror film from the man responsible for the Blind Dead films. The story has something about an old witch using the daughter of a politician to get revenge...and then something. It wasn't 100% clear. Creepy at times because of the imagery rather than the story this is a lost little film that probably isn't really a loss being lost. That said I'm going to try to watch this again down the road when its not 2am. Whether you should take a stab at seeing this I'm not sure. Its images aside I'm not sure there is enough to recommend it, though if you get it in a multi-film DVD set like I did I'd give it a shot.


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