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A Canadian archaeological team in Sicily accidentally unleashes vengeful ghosts of five demonic nuns whom were murdered 500 years earlier and the ghosts now set out to kill the group and townspeople alike.

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Professor Paul Evans
Meg Register ...
Liza Harris
Lino Salemme ...
Turi DeSimone
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Susie
Pascal Druant ...
Kevin
Grady Clarkson ...
Sean (as Grady Thomas Clarkson)
Ettore Comi ...
John
Carla Cassola ...
Lilla the Medium
Michael Aronin ...
Lt. Andi (as Michael J. Aronin)
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Porter (as Al Clever)
Isabella Corradini ...
Nun
Paola Cozzo ...
Pregnant Nun
Bruna Rossi ...
Nun
Paola Calati ...
Nun
Antonio Melillo
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In southeast Sicily, a team of archaeologists investigate the ruins of a crypt where heretic nuns had been stoned and crucified by the village people in the 16th century. Soon strange things begin to happen, and Liza, one of the team members, starts to have surreal dreams about the nuns. Then the graphic violence begins, starting with a decapitation! The answers lie in the ancient crypt of the nuns. Written by Humberto Amador

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No Evil Deed Goes Undone!

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When the butcher is entering the basement of the monastery, it looks like he is wearing a backpack or something underneath his jacket. Look at his back as he turns around a few times when he has walked down the stairs. Suddenly it's gone and not seen any more. See more »

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Nuns are fun!

"Demonia" is a nice little gore flick, a late venture of Fulci's into the world of nunsploitation. I mean, to criticize this movie too much would be stupid, I think it was made for fun more than anything. It has some awful cheesy lines, plenty of terrible music, some lame acoustic guitar folk singing, and a lot of evil nuns from ancient times.

To sum up the plot, a lady ventures into an old village in the countryside with some friend and uncovers a deadly secret from the past involving nuns and a sacrificial slaughter. Along the way, she has encounters with some pretty typical Fulci-style characters, none of whom are of much interest, but who cares? Someone gets ripped apart like a turkey in one scene and there are plenty of scary ghost-nuns. Hell, I really liked it. Maybe I have no taste... A great movie? No. A fun flick to watch with some friends and some beer? Hell yes! 6 out of 10, kids.


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