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Beautiful young girls are kidnapped off the streets of Manila by a death cult that needs their blood to remain immortal.

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Complete credited cast:
Jennifer Billingsley ...
Laura
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Baru
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Claire
Tani Guthrie ...
Ranu
Fredricka Meyers ...
Ann (as Fredricka Myers)
Chiqui da Rosa ...
Bonnie
Elena Sampson ...
Hala
Mary Walters ...
Eva
Rod Navarro ...
Francisco
Vic Diaz ...
Police lieutenant
Rick Rhorke ...
Sailor
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Beautiful young girls are kidnapped off the streets of Manila by a death cult that needs their blood to remain immortal.

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They need a special liquid to stay young. It is red, thick and warm! See more »


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6 September 1974 (USA)  »

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Blood Hunt  »

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Baru: Friends? It was understood that you were unknown to each other.
Laura: You make friends quickly when you share a cell!
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Imaginative horror take on "Lost Horizon"
2 October 2003 | by (Fairfax, VA) – See all my reviews

This imaginative horror take on "Lost Horizon" fails to engage due to poor acting, low-budget and pacing which is too slow. The only memorable performance is that of John Considine in the role of Baru, the sensitive and loving male leader of the Blood drinkers who never age. When he makes the mistake of falling in love with one of the cult's unwilling donors he must pay the ultimate price for leaving his heritage. Considine acts this part well, and it's too bad there wasn't more development of his part and better pacing. His presence creates the only interest in the film.


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