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Retro Puppet Master (1999)

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In the late nineteenth century, an Ancient Egyptian sorcerer discovers the art of transferring the souls of the dead into inanimate objects.

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(as Joseph Tennent)

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(original story), (screenplay) (as Benjamin Carr)
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Brigitta Dau ...
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First Servant
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Robert Radoveanu ...
Second Servant
Vitalie Bantas ...
Third Servant
Sando Teodor ...
Latour (as Sandu Teodor)
George Calin ...
Valentin
Juliano Doman ...
Vigo
Vlad Dulea ...
Duval
Dan Fintescu ...
Beggar
Serban Celea ...
Father
Elvira Deatcu ...
Margarette
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Leader
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Storyline

It's 1892 and Sutekh is hopping mad. It seems a 3,000 year old Egyptian sorcerer has stolen one of the God's secrets of life - that of instilling the souls of the dying into inanimate things. Sutekh raises three mummified former high priests, led by the villainous "First Servant", and charges them with recovering both the Sorceror and his secret. There is no lack of victims for the 3 high-faluting, stylish villains as they pursue their prey to 19th century Paris, and the very young puppeteer, Andre Toulon. Toulon runs a puppet theatre in the heart of Paris, and meets the sorcerer (the mysterious Afzel) when he is found by the lovely Swiss Ambassador's daughter Ilsa, after being nearly killed. It is there and then that we find the seed of things to come, and the origin of the Puppetmaster series of tales. Written by Fred Bloggs

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Rated PG-13 for horror violence | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Guy Rolfe's scenes only took one day to film. See more »

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During the scene where Andre is naming all the puppets, obvious servo noises can be heard coming from the puppets. See more »

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Latout: Now, there's a diplomatic answer.
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Follows Puppetmaster (1989) See more »

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Fun seventh chapter
23 February 2000 | by (Cranston, RI) – See all my reviews

It is great to see a new batch of puppets creating havoc in this series. I found this chapter a lot of fun. In fact, it would probably be my second favorite in the series. This movie has very little violence and is only rated PG-13. This is notably different from the other R-rated puppet master movies which were loaded with gore and violent mayhem. The lack of violence does not diminish the fun though. This film also has notably better special effects than the last movie in this series. Good.


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