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Don't Panic (1978)

Escalofrío (original title)
A young couple are tricked into going into a sinister house where a coven of devil-worshipers waits for them.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Ángel Aranda ...
Bruno
Sandra Alberti ...
Berta
Mariana Karr ...
Ana (as Marian Karr)
José María Guillén ...
Andres
Manuel Pereiro
Luis Barboo ...
Guarda (as Luis Bar-boo)
José Pagán ...
Médico
Isidro Luengo ...
Vecino
Ascensión Moreno ...
Vecina
Carlos Castellano ...
Mendigo
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Andy and Thelma, an urbanite couple living in Madrid, leave their apartment for a pleasant day around the city with their dog. They cross paths with Bruno and Anne, a strange couple who invite them to their foreboding country estate. A storm hits that evening and the two stay overnight. The couples engage in a bit of harmless communication with spirits via ouija board, but soon past conflicts arise Thelma had an affair with Andy's brother, and Anne criticizes Bruno over his attempted suicide. This is only the beginning of all the horrors that will haunts them in the house. Written by Ørnås

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14 August 1978 (Spain)  »

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Granted an 'S' for sex certificate upon it's Spanish release and it certainly deserves it
29 March 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

With Franco dead the Spanish could let rip and this one certainly goes at a pace. There are many sex and Satanism films that barely get round to either sex or Satanism, this one revels in it throughout. Just when it gets a bit silly towards the end, it gets very silly and builds to a great finale. In fact much of the film is really good, as well as almost constant bare flesh from the ladies and the gents there is blood and gore AND a really creepy atmosphere aided by the strange antics of the main protagonists. Whenever we see them in the deserted kitchen they seem bent over some dog bowl, and when they are in bed together they growl and pair like two animals. Granted an 'S' for sex certificate upon it's Spanish release and it certainly deserves it, though it also deserves a 'V' for violence and 'G' for gore. Excellent stuff - and not over long!


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