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Al filo del hacha (1988)

Not Rated | | Horror, Thriller | 20 May 1988 (Spain)
A deranged guy in a mask kills people with an axe.

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(as Joseph Braunstein)

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(screenplay), (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Credited cast:
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Gerald Martin
Christina Marie Lane ...
Lillian Nebbs
Page Mosely ...
Richard Simmons
Fred Holliday ...
Frank McIntosh
Patty Shepard ...
Laura Simmons
Alicia Moro ...
Rita Miller
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Christopher Caplin
Joy Blackburn ...
Susan Nebbs
May Heatherly ...
Anna Bixby
Elmer Modling ...
Reverendo Clinton (as Elmer Modlin)
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José Frade
Christina Lane
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A deranged guy in a mask kills people with an axe. Written by Ben Frankenstein

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Forgotten Slasher Gem
13 April 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I had never heard of this before, probably because it was a Spanish production and may not have had a broad release... It borrows so much from other films but still remains enjoyable. At times its seems laughable but at others the action is gruesome and engrossing. There are characters you love to hate, campy dialog, deplorable acting and funny voice overs, but some quality effects, good sound design and locations...its like an 80s time capsule that's so bad its good. The pacing and cinematography was far better than most. Great if not cringe-worthy midnight movie and overall worth seeking out for any fan of the genre.


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