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The Beyond (1981)
"...E tu vivrai nel terrore! L'aldilà" (original title)

 -  Horror  -  1 March 1983 (USA)
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A young woman inherits an old hotel in Louisiana where after a series of supernatural 'accidents', she learns that the building was built over one of the entrances to Hell.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Catriona MacColl ...
Liza Merril (as Katherine MacColl)
David Warbeck ...
Dr. John McCabe
Cinzia Monreale ...
Emily (as Sarah Keller)
Antoine Saint-John ...
Schweick
Veronica Lazar ...
Martha
Anthony Flees ...
Larry
Giovanni De Nava ...
Al Cliver ...
Dr. Harris
Michele Mirabella ...
Martin Avery
Gianpaolo Saccarola ...
Arthur (as Giampaolo Saccarola)
Maria Pia Marsala ...
Jill
Laura De Marchi ...
Mary-Ann
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Storyline

The cellar of an old hotel is built on top of the door to the beyond. Bloody zombies roam there. A young woman who is heir of the hotel wants to restaurate it. She is confronted with strange events. A painter has a lethal fall, the plumber vanishes and her friend breaks his neck. When she escapes to the hospital of a friendly doctor she doesn't know what a nightmare is waiting there... Written by Matthias Luehr <mluehr@htwm.de>

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Plot Keywords:

hotel | hell | plumber | painter | doctor | See more »

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Behind this doorway lie the terrifying and unspeakable secrets of hell. No one who sees it lives to describe it. And you shall live in darkness for all eternity. See more »

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Horror

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Release Date:

1 March 1983 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

7 Doors of Death  »

Box Office

Budget:

$400,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$113,795 (USA) (11 September 1998)

Gross:

$126,387 (USA) (13 November 1998)
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Color:

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Second part of Lucio Fulci's Death Trilogy also including City of the Living Dead (1980) and The House by the Cemetery (1981). See more »

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When the plumber "Joe" is in the basement, he starts to chisel out part of the wall right about forehead level. The next shot "Joe" is crawling into the large hole that he has made but has to duck really low to get through the space. See more »

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Liza Merrill: It's Jill. She was in the autopsy theater all alone.
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Followed by The House by the Cemetery (1981) See more »

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User Reviews

 
Check out the piano score
22 June 2000 | by (Seattle, WA) – See all my reviews

Ofcourse this is a pretty great film; great special effects with minor exceptions, great plot, bad acting with minor exceptions, etc... What I really liked was the music composed by Fabio Frizzi. First we've got this great "goblin-esque" Italian horror music (for those of you who don't know, Goblin is this band that provided music for several Italian horror films, such as Tenebre.) My favorite cue is the theme for the blind lady with the dog. It has a piano playing a very haunting melody to a set background chord. The theme reappears pretty much whenever that lady appears.

I first watched this film on VHS with the cut version and it was boring as hell. But yesterday in the new releases of Scarecrow Video in Seattle (some advertisement there) I found it released as an uncut version for region 1 DVD's. Plus, it was widescreen. I enjoyed it immensely.


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