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J.S. Cardone (screenplay) &
Bill Ewing (screenplay)
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Release Date:
1 October 1982 (USA) See more »
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Siblings, Eric & his surreal artist sister Kay, her doctor husband David, her sister-in-law Brooke along with pilot Marsh become stranded on a rugged isle face off against a supernatural beast drawn to Kay who dreams of its killings. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Directed by
J.S. Cardone 
Writing credits
J.S. Cardone (screenplay) &
Bill Ewing (screenplay) (as William R. Ewing)

Produced by
Lloyd N. Adams Jr. .... executive producer (as Lloyd N. Adams)
Bill Ewing .... producer (as William R. Ewing)
Anne Kimmel .... associate producer
Gerald T. Olson .... associate producer (as Gerald Olson)
Original Music by
Robert Folk 
Cinematography by
Karen Grossman 
Film Editing by
M. Edward Salier  (as Edward Salier)
Production Design by
Lynda Burbank 
Art Direction by
Randy Moore  (as Charles R. Moore)
Costume Design by
Patty Koehnen  (as Patricia Koehnen)
Makeup Department
Julie Purcell .... hair stylist
Julie Purcell .... makeup artist
Robert Short .... special effects makeup creator
Production Management
Peter Manoogian .... unit production manager
Eric Weston .... executive in charge of production
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Brenda Haverstock .... second assistant director
Peter Manoogian .... first assistant director
Art Department
Allen Alsobrook .... property master
Dix Elliott .... art department assistant
Jerie Kelter .... set dresser
Vance Thompson .... carpenter
Sound Department
William Flicker .... boom operator
Anthony Santa Croce .... sound mixer
Special Effects by
Robert Babb .... special effects
Ron Bledsoe .... stunt double: Eric
Diamond Farnsworth .... stunt coordinator (as Hill Farnsworth)
Diamond Farnsworth .... stunt double: Marsh (as Hill Farnsworth)
Megan McFarland .... stunt double: Kay
Dick Moore .... stunt pilot
Lonnie R. Smith Jr. .... stunt double: David (as Lonnie Smith)
Camera and Electrical Department
Arledge Armenaki .... camera operator
Arledge Armenaki .... director of photography: second unit
Arledge Armenaki .... still photographer (as 'Ace' Armenaki)
Kevin Brennan .... grip
Mark Crapse .... lamp operator
William Flicker .... still photographer
Greg Gardiner .... best boy
James J. Gilson .... gaffer
Jim Grce .... lamp operator
Ralph Hester .... generator operator
Robert Kempf .... lamp operator
Tracy Neftzger .... key grip (as Tracy A. Neftzger)
Guy Olds .... second assistant camera
Raymond M. Perosi .... lamp operator (as Raymond Perosi)
Roberto A. Quezada .... gaffer (as Roberto Quezada)
Edna Rivers .... generator operator
John Sorich .... best boy grip
Dennis Williams .... still photographer
Editorial Department
Jill Bowers .... assistant editor
Patty Salier .... assistant editor (as Patricia Ann Salier)
Kay Suffern .... negative cutter (as Kay Surffin)
Music Department
Robert Folk .... conductor
Douglas M. Lackey .... music editor (as Douglas Lackey)
Eric Tomlinson .... music recording engineer
Transportation Department
Floyd Pittman .... generator driver
Other crew
Lloyd Adams Sr. .... production assistant: Georgia
Larry Adams .... executive producer's representative
Annette Anderson .... caterer
Jack Anderson .... caterer
Cone S. Bostwick .... production assistant: Georgia
Lisa C. Cook .... production coordinator
Nazareth Dairian .... production assistant: Los Angeles (as Nazareth Darian)
Mac Gordon .... production assistant: Georgia
Les Howell .... helicopter pilot
Vahe Mansourian .... production assistant: Los Angeles
Kimberly Maxwell .... production assistant: Los Angeles (as Kim Maxwell)
Melinda McRae .... production accountant
William Nichols .... production assistant: Georgia
Tom Rombouts .... production assistant: Los Angeles
Sherri Scott .... production assistant: Georgia
Paulette Thibault .... production assistant: Los Angeles
Patience Thoreson .... script supervisor
Cheryl Waters .... assistant to director
Gary Womack .... special thanks

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
80 min | 86 min (uncut version)
Aspect Ratio:
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in There's Nothing Out There (1991)See more »


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3 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
A SIMPLE MOVIE, 26 October 1999
Author: MADMANMARZ from bklyn ny

Four people go to a remote island. One of the ladies haas had nightmares about the Island about a slimy creature that kills. Sure enough the slayer is there to kill ! Its quite a short movie, with poor script ad story. Some of the photography is decent , and the soundtrack works in a strange way. One murder in particular is quite brutal and if you like gore movies I could say Impressive. A girl gets a pitchfork through her chest, and its very disturbing. Id say its a passable film , only if you like this kind of low budget, low key , no frills stuff !

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