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Sorceress (1982)

R  |   |  Action, Fantasy, Adventure  |  March 1982 (USA)
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Sword and sorcery story of the cosmic struggle between white magic and black magic.


(as Brian Stuart)


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Leigh Harris ...
Lynette Harris ...
Roberto Nelson ...
Erlick (as Bob Nelson)
Bruno Rey ...
Roberto Ballesteros ...
Traigon (as Robert Ballesteros)
Douglas Sanders ...
Tony Stevens ...
Silvia Masters ...
William Arnold ...
Teresa Conway ...
Lucy Jensen ...
Michael Fountain ...


To maintain his powers, the evil wizard Traigon must sacrifice his firstborn child to the god Caligara. His wife, however, has other ideas and runs away after giving birth with her twin daughters. Before dying, she hands the girls over to the warrior Krona who promises to raise them as great soldiers. Twenty years later, Traigon returns and begins hunting down his daughters once again. Will the twins, with the help of the Barbarian Erlik and the Viking Baldar, be able to defeat their father? Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <>

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An age undreamed of; an age of fantasy and magic... [video cover]


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March 1982 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Barbarian Women  »

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After the film was finished, producer Roger Corman had it recut and removed director Jack Hill's name from it. The credited director, "Brian Stuart", is actually a combination of the first names of Corman's two sons. See more »


Traigon: [to Mara] How lovely you look, even in those goat-herd clothes.
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Edited into Wizards of the Lost Kingdom (1985) See more »

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Face the flick that would not be
11 June 2003 | by (Firenze, Italy) – See all my reviews

Very bad movie indeed, this one, born in the wake of Milius triumph, trying hard to follow its steps, but failing miserably on all levels (bar one, perhaps, as the Harris twins are far from miserable - they are gorgeous indeed!). Perhaps hoping to get some points back with humour where it cannot compete in budget, the movie is a classic sword and sorcery tale, one of the first in the steps of Conan, but, bad, bad, bad... I could have rent the VHS, instead of buying it... Better luck next time, I think

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