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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Oh Dear...
27 July 2006 | by (Sydney, Australia) – See all my reviews

This was really a very bad movie. I am a huge fan of Italian Horror, Argento, Mario Bava, Fulci and yes, even our good friend here Lamberto sometimes comes out with a good one. I found the first two 'Demons' films to be highly entertaining - they were so bad they were great but this one is just so bad that it is really, really bad. It is intensely boring, the story never goes anywhere and I hated the characters - the wife slapping husband and whiny cry-baby pain in the *** wife drove me mad, there was nowhere near enough of the story devoted to the Ogre who was probably the best actor in the whole film. I turned it off about three quarters of the way through because I was very, very BORED! Don't bother.


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