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Meridian (1990)

R | | Horror | Video 13 April 1990
Two American students go to Italy after graduating from art school, one to work in restoration of paintings, the other because she's inherited her father's castle. When the restorer visits ... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Malcolm Jamieson ...
Lawrence / Oliver
Charlie Spradling ...
Gina (as Charlie)
Hilary Mason ...
Vito Passeri ...
Angelo de Bianchi ...
Lunatic Man
Mohamed Badrsalem ...
Strong Man (as Salem Badr)
Walter Colombaioni ...
Fire Eater
Nashira ...
Belly Dancer
Gianluca Tramboni ...
Fernando Cerulli ...
Isabella Celani ...


Two American students go to Italy after graduating from art school, one to work in restoration of paintings, the other because she's inherited her father's castle. When the restorer visits her friend at the castle, they invite the players of a traveling sideshow to dinner, and are slipped drugs, leading to an orgy of abandon. The woman who owns the castle keeps having visions of a young woman who has been stabbed in the castle. After talking to her nanny, she finds that the "vision" woman is her father's sister, who was murdered brutally as the consequence of a 15th Century curse put on her family, and that she is the next in line, and the troupe they have entertained is a part of the curse. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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Meridian: Kiss of the Beast  »

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Sexual beast.
11 April 2010 | by (Chyby, Poland) – See all my reviews

Two lovely American girls go to Italian castle to paint and restore pictures.During their visit they run into a traveling sideshow and invite all the members of said sideshow over to the castle for dinner.An orgy results with the girls being drugged and raped by two men.One of them is transforming into beast due to the curse.The romance between the beast and Sherilyn Fenn ensues...I wanted to see "Meridian" because of "Twin Peaks" starlet Sherilyn Fenn,one of the most beautiful actresses of 80's and early 90's.She and Charlie Spradling have some wonderfully sensual sex scenes in this mildly interesting and rather watered down Walerian Borowczyk's "The Beast" clone.Still "Meridian" is worth watching for stunningly ravishing Sherilyn Fenn.6 out of 10.

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