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The Sweet House of Horrors (1989)
"La dolce casa degli orrori" (original title)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | Fantasy | Horror  -  1989 (Italy)
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A murdered couple return from the beyond to care for their two young children, as well as seek revenge against their killer, accept their children's step parents, and try to prevent their house from being sold.

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Jean-Christophe Brétigniere ...
Carlo (as Jean Christophe Bretigniere)
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A happily married couple are brutally murdered in their house by an intruder. Later, their ghosts return from beyond to haunt their home as well as comfort their two grief-stricken children while trying to help them catch and eliminate those resonsible for their deaths. Written by Anonymous

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First part of the cycle "Le case maledette" (Doomed Houses) produced by Reteitalia. Other titles of the series are The House of Clocks (1989), The House of Witchcraft (1989) and House of Lost Souls (1989). See more »

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S10 Reviews: The Sweet House of Horrors (1989)
6 May 2006 | by (The Void) – See all my reviews

A couple moves into a nice country mansion to care for their niece and nephew after the children's parents are brutally murdered one night returning from a cocktail party. Strange things begin happening so the couple decide to take the children away and sell the house. But it soon becomes apparent that the house is full of spirits that are out for revenge and have some sort of connection to the kids.

This Lucio Fulci made-for-Italian-TV horror isn't one of his best to be sure but it does seem to have a bit of its own charm. The overall story is a bit nutty (a murder thriller with a supernatural twist) but I thought decent enough. The English dubbing was God awful as most of these imports tend to be so the acting comes off as uneven and even hilarious. But Fulci fans should check it out just because and those with a fondness for little cheesy a la Italiano might be interested too. 2 of 5


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