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...E tu vivrai nel terrore! L'aldilà
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The Beyond -- 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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Director:
Writers:
Dardano Sacchetti (story)
Dardano Sacchetti (screenplay) ...
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Release Date:
11 March 1983 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
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 »
Plot:
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. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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The Beyond = Horror. See more (252 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)
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 ... Joe the Plumber
Al Cliver ... Dr. Harris
Michele Mirabella ... Martin Avery
Gianpaolo Saccarola ... Arthur (as Giampaolo Saccarola)
Maria Pia Marsala ... Jill
Laura De Marchi ... Mary-Ann
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Cicely Browne ... Martha (voice: English version) (uncredited)
Roberto Dell'Acqua ... Glass-Smashing Zombie (uncredited)

Lucio Fulci ... Town Clerk (uncredited)
Gilberto Galimberti ... Zombie (uncredited)
Dardano Sacchetti ... Mob Member (uncredited)
Amedeo Salamon ... Zombie at hospital (uncredited)
Sergio Salvati ... Mob Member (uncredited)

Directed by
Lucio Fulci 
 
Writing credits
Dardano Sacchetti (story)

Dardano Sacchetti (screenplay) &
Giorgio Mariuzzo (screenplay) &
Lucio Fulci (screenplay)

Produced by
Fabrizio De Angelis .... producer
 
Original Music by
Fabio Frizzi 
Walter E. Sear (U.S. version)
 
Cinematography by
Sergio Salvati 
 
Film Editing by
Vincenzo Tomassi 
 
Production Design by
Massimo Lentini 
 
Costume Design by
Massimo Lentini 
 
Makeup Department
Giannetto De Rossi .... makeup artist
Luciana Palombi .... hair stylist
Maurizio Trani .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Tullio Lullo .... unit manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Roberto Giandalia .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Alfredo D'Angelo .... set dresser
Claudia Giammona .... assistant designer
Franco Rinaldi .... property assistant
Rodolfo Ruzza .... property master
 
Sound Department
Ugo Celani .... sound engineer
Enzo Diliberto .... special sound effects
Eros Giustini .... boom operator
Bruno Moreal .... sound mixer
 
Special Effects by
Germano Natali .... special effects
 
Stunts
Nazzareno Cardinali .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Franco Bruni .... camera operator
Alberto Corchi .... still photographer (as Alberto Cocchi)
Lamberto Del Bene .... key grip
Alfredo Fedeli .... chief electrician
Maurizio Lucchini .... assistant camera
 
Editorial Department
Armando Pace .... assistant editor
Pietro Tomassi .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Maurizio Guarini .... musician: keyboards
Agostino Marangolo .... musician: drums
 
Other crew
Rita Agostini .... continuity
Terry Levene .... presenter: U.S. version
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"...E tu vivrai nel terrore! L'aldilà" - Italy (original title)
"7 Doors of Death" - USA (cut version)
"Seven Doors of Death" - USA (promotional title)
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Runtime:
87 min | USA:80 min (R-rated version) | Korea:82 min (cut)
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Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Dolby (US version) | Mono (original version)
Certification:
Australia:R | Canada:R (Ontario) | Canada:16+ (Quebec) | Finland:K-18 | France:-16 | Germany:BPjM Restricted | Germany:(Banned) | Germany:Not Rated (DVD rating) | Hong Kong:III | Italy:VM18 | Italy:VM14 (DVD rating) | Netherlands:16 | New Zealand:R16 | Norway:(Banned) (video rating) | Portugal:M/18 | Spain:18 | Sweden:15 (uncut) | Sweden:18 (video rating) | UK:X (original rating: 1981) (cut) | UK:18 (re-rating) (1987) (cut) (re-rating) (2001) (uncut) | UK:(Banned) (1984-1987) | USA:R (heavily cut) | USA:X (original rating) | USA:Unrated (uncut) | West Germany:(Banned) | West Germany:18 (original rating)

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Trivia:
Director Cameo: [Lucio Fulci]the librarian who goes out to lunch, right before the Architect is attacked by the spiders.See more »
Goofs:
Miscellaneous: When Warbeck and MacColl enters the elevator at the hospital when they are escaping from the zombies Warbeck starts to reload his gun. Just before the elevator doors close we can clearly see that he put the bullets down the gun barrel as a joke and both him and MacColl starts to laugh.See more »
Quotes:
Liza Merrill:You have carte blanche, but not a blank check.See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in This Changed Earth (2011) (V)See more »

FAQ

What are the differences between the R-Rated and Unrated Version?
What Necrophagia song is in the bonus material of the Grindhouse version of the film?
What's the main reason for showing Liza leave the house in 5 flashback sequences?
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40 out of 59 people found the following review useful.
The Beyond = Horror., 19 January 2005
Author: Mauro Cosentino from Argentina

If someone uses as reference the IMDb rating of L'aldilá he is going to notice something particular. L'aldilá unlike many B-Euro-horror movies of the 80s has almost a 7 points rating with less than 2000 votes. The reason: Many people worship this cult movie. If someone ranks this movie with a 1 on the other side there will be a 10 to compensate. We are speaking about a true cult movie. Acclaimed by a small number of fans worldwide, a movie scorned by critics and the regular viewer. One strange case indeed.

The story is a disturbing mix of elements. In the first minutes during the execution of Schweick , it is clear what kind of tale is L'aldilá. Vengeance beyond the grave, an apocalypse that is unavoidable. Common people trapped in the middle. One of the merits of Sarchetti's script is the character of Katriona Maccoll a real down to earth human being, his partner is a curious but good man. Both of them tried to do things right, but in the end that won't help . The brutality of violence is another great detail, is unexpected, extreme and very, very graphic. And as the final touch, the climatic ending. The assonant music has its logic, this is disturbing terror, it wouldn't be the same with new-age, reggae, or a ballad.

Lucio Fulci was an unique director. With L'aldilá he tried to create an 'artaudian' study of horror. He achieved that. He used less than 90 minutes to mix ominous menaces that are beyond this world waiting their time for return and extremely gory horror. The unavoidable tragedy strikes in the form of hungry zombies. He was a demanding director, he never let that their actors underestimate their roles. His use of zoom-effects are a trademark, the zoom in used in a completely original way. Let's say the zoom is the hand of someone that keep your eyes open in an awful or transcendental sequence, Fulci forces you to pay attention when he wants your attention. Delightful. Nowadays audiences are very comfortable watching horror movies. They expect to see some scares and then laugh with the jokes of some stupid teens avid of rave music and easy sex. Fulci in that aspect was an author beyond his time. He tried to shock people, scare them, revolve their stomachs, those were his methods to gain the public but he NEVER underestimated the audiences, he gave his 100% and made cult classics.

Note for Fulci newcomers: The more interesting works of this director are in the period of middle 70's to 1985. If you see two or three of his movies in this period and you dislike them then don't bother anymore because you will never like his style.

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