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Curse III: Blood Sacrifice (1991)

R | | Horror | 10 May 1991 (USA)
In 1950s Africa, a tribal magician calls up a demon to kill Europeans.

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Dr. Pearson
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Elizabeth Armstrong
Henry Cele ...
Mletch
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Geoff Armstrong (as André Jacobs)
Zoe Randall ...
Anthea Steed
Olivia Dyer ...
Chloe Steed
Jennifer Steyn ...
Cindy
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Robert
Dumi Shongwe ...
Witchdoctor
Lorraine Nyathikazi ...
Mourning Woman
Gowrie Naidoo ...
Dr. Pearson's Maid
Gugu Nhlanga ...
Anthea's Maid
Pepsi Mabizela ...
Elizabeth's Cook (as Pepsy Mabozela)
Zanelle Negide ...
Elizabeth's Maid
John Madala ...
Old man with donkey (as John Madlala)
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In 1950s Africa, a tribal magician calls up a demon to kill Europeans.

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Panga
24 July 2010 | by (Cleburne, TX) – See all my reviews

An American bride's sister is visiting her and her sugar plantation owning husband in South Africa. While out one afternoon, the sister disrupts a native tribe's voodoo ceremony in an attempt to keep them from sacrificing a goat. As a result, a witch doctor puts a curse on them. It isn't long before a demon from the sea is stalking the family and anyone else they know.

Originally titled Panga, this is also known as Curse III: Blood Sacrifice, but none of the four films in that series have anything to do with each other. While this is far from a great movie, it is a fun watch. The African locations make for nice eye candy and we get Christopher Lee in a secondary role as a doctor who may be involved in the killings. Jenilee Harrison makes for an attractive leading lady, but her character can be rather annoying. No one else in the cast makes much of an impression, but they're mostly there to be machete fodder anyway. That's right, this demon uses a machete. It's funny to note that the director's last name is Barton, also the last name of the director behind Zaat, which I watched not long before viewing this one. The fish-like demon on display here reminded me of the creature from that film, only with much better effects work courtesy of Chris Walas.

The score for this film is rather odd, but you can't deny that it's catchy. It was stuck in my head for a good day afterward. Speaking of odd, there's a neat sequence where a character is burned alive after he's caught spying on the main characters from a sugar cane field. You would have to see the scene to realize how bizarre it really is.


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