Brivido giallo: Season 1, Episode 3

The Ogre (1988)
"La casa dell'orco" (original title)

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A sexually confused young woman is haunted by childhood memories when she moves into an old mansion in Italy with her husband and young son.

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Episode complete credited cast:
Paolo Malco ...
Tom
Virginia Bryant ...
Cheryl
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Anna
Stefania Montorsi ...
Maria
Patrizio Vinci ...
Bobby
Alice Di Giuseppe ...
Young Cheryl
David Flosi ...
The Beast (as Davide Flosi)
Alex Serra ...
Dario the artist
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The American writer of horror novels Cheryl is a woman tormented by nightmares since she was a child. She rents the Trifiri Villa in Italy with her husband Tom and they travel on vacation with their son Bobby. On the arrival, Chery befriends the local Ann that offers her younger sister Maria to babysit Bobby in order to allow Cheryl and Tom to have dinner with her. Cheryl is writing her latest novel about an ogre that horrifies her since her childhood and soon she finds that all her fears are coming true. Further the house is surrounded by orchids that attract the ogre and his victims. Now Cheryl has to convince her skeptical husband that they are in dangerous and must leave the place. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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When childhood dreams become adult nightmares fear turns into reality! [video cover] See more »

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Rated R for brief nudity | See all certifications »
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Follows Brivido giallo: Dinner with a Vampire (1987) See more »

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If you take Demons III out of the title, you might find this enjoyable.
5 November 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Most italian horror lovers seem to hate this movie since because it has no connection to the first two Demons films. And with the "Demons III" in the title, one would assume it would. The problem is that this film was never intended to be part of the Demons series. The distributors only a "Demons III" above its original title "The Ogre" to cash in on the other films popularity. The new American DVD release of this picture has the title "Demons III: The Ogre" on the box art but the film itself only says "The Ogre". I don't know if past releases had the title "Demons III" on the actual film itself, but this new release just seems to be a little white lie. If you can get past the "Demons III" in the title, you might some enjoyment in "The Ogre". It starts out with a creep intro, and stays pretty creep throughout. There's no gore and the film movies slowly, but I still dug it. Just don't expect it to be like the other Demons films. I give "The Ogre" 7 out of 10. Italian fans should try it out.


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