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Incident at Raven's Gate (1988)

Ex-con Eddie Cleary gets a job working on his older brother's isolated farm. It's not long before bizarre things start happening--dead birds falling out of the sky, family pets attacking ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
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Eddie
Celine O'Leary ...
Rachel
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Richard
Vincent Gil ...
Skinner
Saturday Rosenberg ...
Annie
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Hemmings
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Taylor
Peter Douglas ...
Bruce
Ernie Ellison ...
George
Brian Edward O'Connor ...
Bill (as Brian O'Connor)
Ruth Goble ...
Kate
Paul Philpot ...
Pinhead
Max Lorenzin ...
Weasel
Phil Bitter ...
Des
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Sylvia Thiele ...
Kate
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Ex-con Eddie Cleary gets a job working on his older brother's isolated farm. It's not long before bizarre things start happening--dead birds falling out of the sky, family pets attacking their owners, strange apparitions beginning to appear, and people who had been "normal" suddenly going insane. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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26 January 1990 (USA)  »

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Encounter at Raven's Gate  »

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This film is considered an "Ozploitation" (Australian exploitation) picture. See more »

Soundtracks

The Battle of Windsor
Music and lyrics by Paul Philpot (as Paul Philpott)
Sung by Paul Philpot (as Paul Philpott)
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Totally unacceptable from any angle....
23 March 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

"Encounter at Raven's Gate" had potential to be an intriguing Australian entry in the sci-fi genre, but there are problems. One of the best features could have been the Australian outback scenery. Unfortunately the video quality of the VHS tape is so inferior that you are just trying to figure out what is going on, instead of marvelling at the cinematography. More than half are night scenes and are so dark that the images are the worst transfer I have ever seen. The movie is something about water shortages, growing plants, demonic possession, strange electrical charges, the sky raining dead birds, unexplained animal attacks, and makes little sense. - MERK


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