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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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When Porter arrives at his boat at night he sees that the lights are on but swears that he didn't leave them on. He walks below deck on his boat and when he walks down the stairs the shadow of a crew member or a camera is clearly visible above the stairs. See more »

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A slight mis-step from Il Maestro
14 September 2006 | by (Tokyo, Japan) – See all my reviews

It didn't stink, but it was nowhere near the brilliance of "Zombie." It was more like "Gates Of Hell," a so-so plot with some decent scenes to keep us interested.

Italian nuns get crucified in medieval Italy for...wait for it...being a secret satanic coven. Years later (aka present day) they rise and attack a Canadian archaeology team digging under the ancient churches.

Lucio re-did his zombie films with nuns. There's some good creepy atmosphere here. And the story itself isn't bad, it just doesn't really take off.

Al Cliver gets a cameo role and the Maestro himself shows up as a (what else?) high-ranking cop. And Canadian Brett Halsey does a good job in the lead.

The drawn and quarter scene, despite the shoddy effects, (DeRossi where were you?) will make a few of you cringe. It seemed to ape Deodato's "Cut And Run" scene stealer.

It makes a good addition if you're a completist, but Lucio's done better.


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