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The Jar (1984)

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A motorist who comes upon an auto accident finds a bottle at the scene. The bottle contains a demon who proceeds to possess him.

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A motorist who comes upon an auto accident finds a bottle at the scene. The bottle contains a demon who proceeds to possess him.

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A slow grower
20 January 2004 | by (Minneapolis, MN) – See all my reviews

It took me several viewings to get into it but it eventually grew on me. Tracking down and talking to the director, Bruce Toscano, helped too. It takes inspiration from Fellini and Argento and shows a mans descent into madness. The music works very well for the bizarre nature of the film. It is sad to know that the film was severely truncated by the distributor as well. Also the distributor cut away much of the picture to make it fit the TV and the correct version is lost. There is a lot of surreal imagery here. The acting leaves a bit to be desired but in a way, adds to the strangeness of the film. Hopefully somehow one day the film will pick up the cult audience it deserves and a DVD release with director's commentary will occur.


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