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Mystics in Bali (1981)
"Leák" (original title)

 -  Fantasy | Horror | Thriller  -  1989 (USA)
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Researching a book that takes her to Bali and the black magic cult of Leák, Cathy meets an evil witch which promises to train her in the dark arts. Tricked, Cathy is turned into a ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ilona Agathe Bastian ...
Catherine 'Cathy' Kean
Yos Santo ...
Mahendra
Sofia W.D. ...
Old Leák Queen (as Sofia WD)
W.D. Mochtar ...
Machesse
Debbie Cinthya Dewi ...
Young Leák Queen
Itje Trisnawati
Ketut Suwita
Dis I Gusti Ngurah Lanang Jugutkarana ...
(as Drs I Gusti Ngurah Lanang Jagat Karana)
Teddy Riady
I Gusti Ngurah Oka Ayajimbaran ...
(as I Gusti Ngurah Oka Aryajimbaran)
Dis I Gusti Lanang Agung Iswara ...
(as Drs I Gusti Lanang Agung Iswara)
Gusti Ngurah Futra Wiryanata ...
(as I Gusti Ngurah Putra Wiryanata)
Atikah
Ida Ayn Trisnawati
Luh Putu Triyata
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Researching a book that takes her to Bali and the black magic cult of Leák, Cathy meets an evil witch which promises to train her in the dark arts. Tricked, Cathy is turned into a Penanggalan; a flying vampire with internal organs hanging from her neck. It is now up to the local holy men who are then enforced to do battle with the forces of evil. Written by Cinema_Fan

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The first true Indonesian horror film aimed at a western audience. See more »

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One of the men on the council Machesse leads says that the flying head was said to have light-colored hair (which would mean that she is a foreigner). However, she actually has dark hair. See more »

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Featured in Mondo Macabro: Fantasy Films from Indonesia (2002) See more »

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Great great great piece of work, my kinda flick.
20 May 2004 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

A great piece of foreign obscure. Complete with laughing witches, black magic, flying heads, gore, percussion tunes and Indonesian people running around with traditional clothing.

Plot line: This Australian girl, expert in voodoo, want to learn more about the original Indonesian black magic called ""leák"", the strongest en most dangerous form of black magic known to mankind. When she arrive she's been helped out by this local citizen guy. He introduced here to the master of the leák, the ugliest and having the most nasty laugh of them all. Pretty soon the local town is experiences all kind of strange voodoo things attacking them.

8 out of 10


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