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Miriam Kreisl
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Moebius Kelly
Mariangela Giordano ...
Kathryn (as Maria Angela Giordano)
Michel Adatte ...
Frank
Carla Cassola ...
Dr. Pernath
Angelika Maria Boeck ...
Claire Henri
Giovanni Lombardo Radice ...
Martin Romero
Niels Gullov ...
Mr. Henri
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Damon
Donald O'Brien ...
Justice Jonathan Ford
Yasmine Ussani ...
Samantha
Dario Casalini ...
Paolo Pranzo ...
Steven
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Ralph Bola Mustapha ...
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A spree of grisly murders is perpetrated in Frankfurt by a group of Satan worshippers. A school teacher almost runs over an old man with a box and takes him in. It's no accident that the old man has come into her life, and it quickly becomes apparent that he has plans for her, plans that involve a permanent future with the Satanic cult. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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Satan has chosen his victims. The battle with evil has begun.

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$2,000,000 (estimated)
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The sect's first victim is named "Marion Crane", a reference to a character from Psycho (1960). See more »

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The story is based in Frankfurt. When Moebius Kelly arrives in "Seligenstadt" (around 15-20kms outside of Frankfurt) the sign reads "Landkreis (county) Hoffenbach" - the county is called "Offenbach" in real life. See more »

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Written by Dewey Bunnell (as Lee Bunnell)
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'Rosemary's Baby' did it better, but this isn't bad
22 August 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

There are numerous films dealing with Satan worshipping cults. Many of them were made in the 1970s. Some are quite good, but often times cheesy too. A lot of them depict the Devil and the cult members in a stereotypical way. 'Rosemary's Baby' came before all these and is far more realistic. Horror impresarios Dario Argento and Michele Soavi would make a similar films years later. It was one of two collaborations and though not bad, it's the lesser of the pair.

Pros: Above average performances. Powerful score. Strong direction by Michele Soavi, who gets some amazing shots. Haunting atmosphere. Suspenseful. Steady pace. A few good chills.

Cons: Some plot holes. Not much we haven't already seen. Not particularly scary. Meanders at times. Some one dimensional characters.

Final thoughts: I for one love Argento and Soavi's first collaboration, 'The Church.' This second, and so far last one isn't as good as that or other films they've worked on. It has a lot going for it, but somehow it doesn't quite come together. It tries to be like 'Rosemary's Baby' by being kind of a slow-burn kind of Horror film about Satanism. However, it isn't nearly as engaging. Still, it's worth a look for fans of Italian Horror.

My rating: 3/5


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