MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 10,840 this week

Demons 6: De Profundis (1989)
"Il gatto nero" (original title)

 -  Drama | Fantasy | Horror  -  1989 (Italy)
4.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 4.4/10 from 226 users  
Reviews: 12 user | 9 critic

A horror movie in production resurrects a witch called Levana, who is the main evil character in the movie. Levana tries to take over our world so that evil can be spread everywhere, but ... See full summary »

Director:

(as Lewis Coates)

Writers:

(story), (story), 2 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 467 titles
created 27 Aug 2011
 
a list of 383 titles
created 14 Oct 2012
 
a list of 310 titles
created 01 Jan 2013
 
a list of 757 titles
created 8 months ago
 
a list of 3202 titles
created 3 months ago
 

Search for "Il gatto nero" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Demons 6: De Profundis (1989)

Demons 6: De Profundis (1989) on IMDb 4.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Demons 6: De Profundis.
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
Florence Guérin ...
Anne Ravenna
...
Marc Ravenna
...
Nora
...
Leonard Levin
Luisa Maneri ...
Sara
Karina Huff ...
Esther Semerani
Alessandra Acciai
Giada Cozzi ...
Sybil
Michele Marsina
Jasmine Maimone
Antonio Marsina
Edit

Storyline

A horror movie in production resurrects a witch called Levana, who is the main evil character in the movie. Levana tries to take over our world so that evil can be spread everywhere, but the only one in her way is Anne, who is to play Levana in the movie. Now, the battle of good and evil begins. Written by Jason Mechalek

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Between dreams & nightmares... between reality & fantasy... lies the terror of

Genres:

Drama | Fantasy | Horror

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

1989 (Italy)  »

Also Known As:

Demons 6  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(video)

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Was originally proposed as an unofficial finale to Dario Argento's then-incomplete Three Mothers trilogy. See more »

Connections

Spun-off from Inferno (1980) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Little known sequel to Suspiria?
7 May 2009 | by (Beverley Hills, England) – See all my reviews

Luigi Cozzi's The Black Cat is a weird film! And it's not just the film itself, the release and marketing are a little strange too. The film was released as Demons 6 (apparently a fifth sequel to Lamberto Bava's 1985 original) and also as a second sequel to Dario Argento's masterpiece; thus making it Suspiria 3. The film actually does mention Suspiria and Dario Argento by name; but if it's any relation to the 1977 classic; then it can really only be considered a spin off because the film doesn't follow on from either Suspiria or the legitimate sequel Inferno. In style, the film much more closely resembles Lamberto Bava's film; although the 'Demons 6' title was clearly just to help the film sell. Anyway, the plot focuses on a horror movie production; and the film is to be based on a book called Suspiria de Profumis, which Dario Argento's film was also based on (apparently, there's enough material for 100 movies!). The film is to focus on a witch named Levana; but for some reason, the production causes the witch to come alive; and the lead actress is the only one who can stand in her way.

It has to be said, this film is a real mess. Things 'just happen' time and time again and I was left constantly scratching my head. How do you make a film about a witch going around killing people confusing? Well, I guess you'd have to ask Luigi Cozzi. The influence of Lamberto Bava's Demons is clear and obvious throughout; the gore is very similar to that featured in the earlier film and Cozzi has jam packed this film with cheesy eighties hair metal. Actually the atmosphere of the film is one of it's only saving graces; the director utilises a good colour scheme and the feel of The Black Cat is gritty and foreboding at times. The acting is typically weak; but while trying to work out what the hell is going on, most people probably wont notice. The witch featured is surely one of the most ridiculous things in the film. I have no idea how this production ever got to use Argento's name and call itself a sequel to Suspiria; but the fact that it did is surely blasphemy. Overall, this film is entertaining in an odd sort of way; but it's not a good film by any stretch of the imagination.


3 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Where can I see this? jediharr
Soundtrack Question elianator
DVD? anawesomemoviefanatic
Discuss Demons 6: De Profundis (1989) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?