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Guardian of Hell (1981)
"L'altro inferno" (original title)

R  |   |  Horror, Thriller  |  6 December 1985 (USA)
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Nuns become possessed by the Devil and lust after the abbot!

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(as Stefan Oblowsky)

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Mother Vincenza
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Sister Rosaria
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Sandy Samuel
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Father Inardo (as Andrew Ray)
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A priest investagates paranormal activity at a nuns' convent where a deep, dark secret is about to resurface in the guise of murder! Could the devil be behind this, or is that just what Mother Superior wants everyone to believe? Written by Humberto Amador

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Di paura si può morire... siete avvertiti!!! Entrate solo se avete coraggio See more »

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Mother Vincenza: The genitals are the door to evil! The vagina, the uterus, the womb; the labyrinth that leads to hell; the devil's tools!
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The Other Hell
16 July 2009 | by (Maine, USA) – See all my reviews

Another pointless and mostly boring film from Italian schlock director Bruno Mattei. The movie itself is a mess. The plot isn't very coherent and it is often hard to discern exactly what is going on most of the time (or what the whole point of the movie is). It also lacks any real tension or scares throughout most of the movie and just falls into a boring monotony of nonsense. The Goblin soundtrack just sounds very strange and out of place here. Maybe because it isn't really an action film and the setting just isn't right for the synthesized music. The only thing I can say about the movie that isn't at least somewhat negative is that I was entertained by the movie's ending. The acting (albeit very over the top) wasn't the worst I've encountered in an Italian horror film either. Bruno Mattei himself seems to almost disown this film in an interview on my DVD copy so you know that this has got to be pretty bad.


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