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Demonia (1990)

 -  Horror | Mystery  -  26 June 2001 (USA)
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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)
Al Cliver ...
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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Deceptive Lucio Fulci's Gore Movie
22 March 2009 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

In 1486, in Sicily, five nuns are crucified in their nunnery by the superstitious locals that believe they are evil and worship devil. In 1990, in Toronto, the skeptical archaeologist Professor Paul Evans (Brett Halsey) and his superstitious colleague Liza Harris (Meg Register) explore with their team the medieval dig where the nuns were killed. Liza has dreadful nightmares with the nuns while members of the expedition mysteriously die and the locals are against the research in the archaeological site.

"Demonia" is a deceptive Lucio Fulci's gore movie. The terrible story is never scary or intriguing; actually it is boring, with the low pace of the first half, and ridiculous with an awful conclusion associated to an annoying soundtrack. It is funny to see, for example, the blonde archaeologist that is superstitious, participates in séances and is scared after finding coffins with bones in a crypt. My vote is five.

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