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Temnye vody (1993)

R | | Horror, Mystery | 1993 (Russia)
A girl travels to an island, after the death of her father, to find out why the father funded a monestary on the island.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Louise Salter ...
Elizabeth
Venera Simmons ...
Sarah
Mariya Kapnist ...
Mother Superior (as Maria Kapnist)
Lubov Snegur ...
Mother Superior's Assistant
Albina Skarga ...
Old Blind Woman (as Alvina Skarga)
Valeriy Bassel ...
Fisherman
Pavel Sokolov ...
Boat Owner
Anna Rose Phipps ...
Theresa
Tanya Dobrovolskaya ...
Elizabeth as a Child
Valeriy Kopaev ...
Priest
Ludmila Marufova ...
Nun
Kristina Spivak ...
Sarah as a Child
Nadezhda Trimasova ...
Crucified Nun
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sergey Rugens
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Elizabeth is tortured by horrible visions from her childhood. She travels to a primative island to discover the truth about her dark past. On the island Elizabeth finds a malevolent order of nuns. There seems to be no escape from the menacing evil that inhabits this strange island. Written by Bren L. M.

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Sometimes, evil lurks where you least expect it.

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Horror | Mystery

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Excellent attempt to recreate old school Italian horror.
25 June 2002 | by See all my reviews

Mariano Baino obviously loves Argento's 'Suspiria' and 'Inferno' and Fulci's 'The Beyond'. 'Dark Waters' is very good attempt at recreating old school Italian horror where style is more important than plot, and atmosphere rules. It isn't as flamboyant, incoherent or as gory as Argento and Fulci's most excessive movies, but that isn't such a bad thing. Personally I'm nuts about movies that deal with heresies, conspiracies, and evil nuns, so I enjoyed this creepy thriller a great deal. Recommended.


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