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Dark Angel: The Ascent (1994)

A woman destined for freedom manages to escape Hell. When she arrives from the sewers of Earth, she is used to punish Sinners. But the last thing she expected to find was love.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Constantin Draganescu ...
Man in Hell (as Costica Draganescu)
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Veronica
Cristina Stoica ...
Mary
Valentin Teodesiu ...
Hell's Professor
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Father Hellikin
Marius Stanescu ...
Fake Prophet
Constantin Cotimanis ...
Fake Prophet
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Mother Theresa
Heros ...
Hellraiser
Daniel Markel ...
Dr. Max Barris
Mihai Bisericanu ...
E.R. Policeman
Florin Ionescu ...
Hostile Patient
Liliana Pana ...
E.R. Nurse
Afrodita Andone ...
E.R. Nurse
Carmen Tanase ...
Ward Nurse
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Storyline

A demoness from Hell, Veronica Iscariot, uninterested in tormenting the souls of damned sinners, ascends to the world above and finds our world full of evil and corruption. Veronica decides her mission in life is to punish the wicked and evil and goes about this with a bloody vengeance. Along the way she meets and falls in love with a doctor, Max Harris, who tends her wounds after an accident. Written by Phil Wright <pwright@crash.cts.com>

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Horror | Romance

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Rated R for horror violence, and for sexuality and language | See all certifications »

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31 August 1994 (USA)  »

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$350,000 (estimated)
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1.33 : 1
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The film's trailer reuses music from Stuart Gordon's The Pit and the Pendulum. The music in turn, was originally composed by Cristobal De Morales. See more »

Quotes

Angel: [to Veronica's mother] Be of good cheer, because your beloved daughter has been sanctioned by the First Cause.
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References The Crow (1994) See more »

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Serenade on 6 String
Written, Performed and Produced by Ron Bloom
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What if Hell was run by Heaven?
26 April 1999 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Here's a concept for you, Hell is run by God. In this movie Hell is a place where sinners are punished by "demons" who worship, and work for, God. Our heroine, Veronica, is a demon born in Hell and raised by God fearing parents to punish sinners until they repent. As she comes of age she wonders why people are only punished after they die, she wants to know why the wicked are not punished before they can do more evil, thus lessening the sins upon their souls and reducing the pain and suffering of others. Veronica slips out of Hell and ascends to the mortal realm only to find it is literally brimming with sinners of the worst kind. Upon learning that sins are not only ignored but often encouraged in the mortal realm she sets out to set people back on the straight and narrow, with appropriately gory results.


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