House of Lost Souls (1989)
"La casa delle anime erranti" (original title)

TV Movie  |   |  Horror  |  1989 (Italy)
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A group of people stay at a run down hotel, unknown to them the hotel has a dodgy past with the landlord.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Joseph Alan Johnson ...
Stefania Orsola Garello ...
Matteo Gazzolo ...
Laurentina Guidotti ...
Gianluigi Fogacci ...
Buddhist Monk (as Yamaouchi Haruhiko)
Licia Colò ...
Costantino Meloni ...
Charles Borromel ...
Hotel Proprietor
Dino Jaksic ...
Ghost Child (as Dino Iaksic)
Marina Reiner ...
Beni Cardoso ...
Ghost (as Benny Cardoso)
Fortunato Arena ...
Massimo Sarchielli ...
Cemetery Caretaker
Fabio Branchini


A group of people stay at a run down hotel, unknown to them the hotel has a dodgy past with the landlord.

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Fourth part of the series "Le case maledette" (Doomed Houses) also including The Sweet House of Horrors (1989), The House of Clocks (1989) and The House of Witchcraft (1989). See more »


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Standard haunted house story
16 January 2001 | by (Zürich, Switzerland) – See all my reviews

This made for cable horror film tells the story of a handful of young geologists, who are unlucky enough to be forced to stay at a hotel in the middle of nowhere. What they don't know is that the hotel has been abandoned for twenty years, because the owner of the hotel had killed his family and all the guests two decades ago. Strange things begin to happen, and suddenly murders are committed...

Umberto Lenzi has done a decent film here, although his other made for cable feature that year, "La Casa dei Sortilegi", is superior (both films were made for a four-part-TV-series called Houses of Doom. The other two were Lucio Fulci's "La Casa nel Tempo" and "La Dolce Casa degli Orrori" - all films were made in 1989 by the way). There is one bizarre murder scene where a kid gets decapitated by a washing machine (sic!). All in all standard fare, but quite entertaining stuff.

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