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Harry Spalding (writer)
Daniele Stroppa (writer)
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1 December 1988 (West Germany) See more »
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Witchery (1988) Review
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Witchcraft AKA La Casa 4 AKA Witchery AKA Evil Encounters AKA Ghosthouse 2 AKA The Haunted House See more (38 total) »

Cast

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David Hasselhoff ... Gary

Linda Blair ... Jane Brooks

Catherine Hickland ... Linda Sullivan

Annie Ross ... Rose Brooks

Hildegard Knef ... Lady In Black
Leslie Cumming ... Leslie
Robert Champagne ... Freddie Brooks
Rick Farnsworth ... Jerry Giordano
Michael Manchester ... Tommy Brooks
Frank Cammarata ... Tony Giordano
Victoria Biggers ... Secretary
Ely Coughlin ... Satan
Kara Lynch ... Cindy
Jamie Hanes ... Jon (as James Hanes)
Richard Ladenburg ... Sheriff
George Stevens ... Fisherman
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Directed by
Fabrizio Laurenti  (as Martin Newlin)
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Harry Spalding  writer
Daniele Stroppa  writer

Produced by
Joe D'Amato .... producer
 
Original Music by
Carlo Maria Cordio 
Randy Miller 
 
Cinematography by
Gianlorenzo Battaglia 
 
Film Editing by
Kathleen Stratton  (as Rosanna Landi)
 
Casting by
Werner Pochath  (as Paul Werner)
 
Art Direction by
Massimo Antonello Geleng  (as Alex Colby)
 
Production Management
Annie Jurgielewicz .... production manager
 
Art Department
Julie Duncan .... props
 
Sound Department
Michael Barry .... sound mixer
 
Special Effects by
Maurizio Trani .... special effects
Maurizio Trani .... special makeup
 
Stunts
Brian Ricci .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Peter Bates .... still photographer
Ken Davis .... assistant camera
Bobby Douglass .... electrician
Lee Hughes .... grip
Ben Miller .... electrician
Syd Potter .... grip
John Wynn .... camera operator
Paolo Tiberti .... grip (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
David Shaw .... assistant editor
 
Other crew
Jane Bailey .... script supervisor
Walter Kelly .... production accountant
Michael Peavey .... helicopter pilot (as Mike Peavey)
 
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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"La casa 4 (Witchcraft)" - Italy (original title)
"Witchcraft" - Europe (English title)
"Witchcraft: Return of the Exorcist" - Philippines (English title)
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95 min | USA:96 min (uncut version)
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This is Linda Blair's only portrayal as a mother in waiting in a feature film. Also interesting to note is that the father is never once mentioned or referred to. Blair had, however, also played a pregnant woman in her earlier television guest appearance in "Murder, She Wrote: Murder Takes the Bus (#1.18)" (1985).See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: After the helicopter leaves the island, it is the middle of the night when Leslie and Gary first go into the house, yet it is the middle of the day when they finally get upstairs - all in the space of a few seconds.See more »
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Leslie:These are all elements of witchcraft. There is a common denominator in all the mystery cults.See more »
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4 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
Witchcraft AKA La Casa 4 AKA Witchery AKA Evil Encounters AKA Ghosthouse 2 AKA The Haunted House, 27 May 2011
Author: (Vomitron_G) from the Doomed Megalopolis of Blasphemous Technoids

An Italian horror movie with so many juicy AKA titles and starring both Linda Blair and David Hasselhoff... I mean, that has got to be worth it, right? "Witchery" is not even as inept as Umberto Lenzi's "Ghosthouse" - or maybe it is - and it's about as much fun. Hassle Da Hoff is always worth a few chuckles, if you ask me. Linda Blair gets to play her possessed self again, with an exploded hairdo this time. "Witchery" also features a handful of pretty memorable killings (lips sewn tight and burned in the fireplace, pulsating veins popping & squirting and bleeding to death, nailed to the cross and burned like a witch upside down, etc). This movie really ain't wrapped too tight, and there lies the beauty of it all: Italian genre movies from the 80's are usually a pretty bonkers affair altogether (that ghostly rape of a virgin was a winner! - yes, there's boobies). Safe to say I enjoyed "Witchery", more than I thought I would . Both Lenzi's first one (Italian title: "La Casa 3") and this unrelated, unofficial second film are recommended viewings if you like your haunted house stuff trashy, gory and Italian-style. Much like a big, greasy pizza, these movies aren't exactly nutritious, but they're tasty as hell.

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