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In post-nuclear "New Idaho," a lone warrior teams up with a girl to help rescue the girl's sister from a hostile warrior clan.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Melanie Kilgour ...
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Orion
Frank Wilson ...
Shepherd
James Stevens ...
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Chuck (as Sandy MacKenzie)
Michele Chiponski ...
Baalca (as Misha Lachat)
Ann Louise Meyer ...
Jasmine
Eric Horsfall ...
Grandpa
Michael Bernardo ...
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David Gregg ...
Richard Candy ...
Savage Gunner
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In post-nuclear "New Idaho," a lone warrior teams up with a girl to help rescue the girl's sister from a hostile warrior clan.

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The war is over... But the fight has just begun!

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Sci-Fi | Action | Fantasy

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February 1989 (USA)  »

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Maniac Warriors  »

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On Baalca's bunk bed is a June 1980 edition of Playboy magazine with Dorothy Stratten on the cover as Playmate of the Year. Stratten, who died in 1980, starred in director Lloyd A. Simandl first movie, Autumn Born (1979). See more »

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Followed by Empire of Ash III (1989) See more »

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Gonna Get Some
by John Wednesday
Performed by David Park
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Empire of Ash 1
14 July 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Empire of Ash was released as Empire of Ash 2 a year later, i just bought the vid at a boot sale. Genius! think of the money they saved...

Actually i think a good effort, looks like budget didn't stretch to employing any great actors, but the film focuses on action mainly anyhow so they may not have been given an opportunity to shine. The directing is probably not the best you're ever going to see but again budget may have influenced this and overall feels and looks like a student film. However some of the plot was very well thought out, the concepts behind the two rival groups brilliant, and the music (although some a bit derivative, think ZZ Top) and big hair superb!


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