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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 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 true Story of an AUSTRALIA girl who learn the mysticen of LEAK BALI. (Bali). The tremendous mysticen of LEAK Bali, is always feared the people of Bali ever and ever. [sic] See more »


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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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Occasionally amusing and gruesome Indonesian horror.
15 August 2007 | by (Chyby, Poland) – See all my reviews

An American woman named Cathy asks her Indonesian boyfriend Hendra to help her investigate Balinese black magic known as 'Leyak'.Leyak is the most powerful black magic there is and she soon begins to pay a terrible cost when she turns into a flying head that feasts on unborn babies.I have seen my share of crazy Indonesian horror cinema and "Mystics in Bali" is perhaps the most known of 'em all.It is based on Indonesian mythology and for a supernatural culture largely undiscovered by Western movie fans.The special effects are incredibly cheesy and inept,the dubbed dialogue is absolutely hilarious,still there's a flying head which has the body's internal organs trailing behind,along with a little foetus eating and an evil sorcerer for all of you fans of Indonesian trash.The main actress Llona Agathe Bastian is incredibly wooden-in fact she was never an actress at all,but a German tourist spotted in Bali by one of the producers.Give this amusing trash a look.7 out of 10.


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