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According to an ancient Indian tale a giant monster embryo residing in a crystal vase is predetermined to fertilize a blue-eyed woman. She will give birth to something evil to unleash ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Monique van de Ven ...
Victoria Lucas
Esmée de la Bretonière ...
Emalee Lucas (as Esmee de la Bretonière)
Kenneth Herdigein ...
Professor Keller
Rik van Uffelen ...
De Graaf
Otto Sterman ...
Vader Keller
Olga Zuiderhoek ...
Angela
Elise Hoomans ...
Dr. Goldman
Nelly Frijda ...
Tante van Peter
Miguel Stigter ...
Johnson 1, Bossie
Diederik van Nederveen ...
Johnson 2, Dakkie
Erik van Wilsum ...
Johnson 3, Tellie
Marcel Colin ...
Johnson 4, Droppie
Nathan Moll ...
Johnson 5, Kniffie
Jan-Mark Wams ...
Johnson 6, Koppie
Michel Bonset ...
Johnson 7, Kurkie
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According to an ancient Indian tale a giant monster embryo residing in a crystal vase is predetermined to fertilize a blue-eyed woman. She will give birth to something evil to unleash horror and destruction upon human kind. Ugly septuplet brothers reproduced within the framework of mysterious genetic experiments terrorize a young innocent girl who seems to be chosen for the sinister predestination. Written by Igor Shvetsov <igoryok&dialup.ptt.ru>

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14 February 1992 (Netherlands)  »

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DKK 2,500,000 (estimated)
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(archive footage: Laurel and Hardy scene on tv)|

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Roy Frumkes original idea set the story on a camping trip in New York, with a clan of inbred hillbillies attacking a father and son. Frumkes imagined Clint Eastwood in the lead. When screenwriter Rocco Simonelli was asked to do a rewrite , he changed the main characters into a single mother and her daughter. Glenda Jackson was approached to play the lead and she suggested Oliver Reed for the part of 'Unk', the leader of the blue-eyed Johnson clan. See more »

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References Contempt (1963) See more »

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Person to Person
Written by Patrick Seymour
Sung by Maxayne Lewis
Courtesy of Anxious Music
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Dutch horror! And not even that bad!
20 July 2004 | by (The Netherlands) – See all my reviews

Probably the first dutch horror movie I've ever seen, and I didn't even feel cheated or annoyed. The title revers to the 7 unknown brothers Emalee Lucas has. These brothers are being kept in a mental institution after having killed several other kids when they were 7 years old. One day they escape (probably the most stupid part of the movie) as they have to impregnate their sister according to some old myth...

Pretty cheap as you would expect, but not as bad as it sounds. A gutsy attempt by the director of Evenings to make it work and decent acting by Herdigein, Van de Ven and in particular by the young De la Bretoniere, who hasn't really been showing up the last couple of years.

6/10.


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