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Freakshow (1989)

 |  Horror  |  18 May 1989 (France)
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After being ditched by her cameraman because of her manipulative behavior at a murder scene, a reporter wanders through town looking for a phone she can use. She finds a small museum, where... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Shan
Peter Read ...
Dr. Borges
Dean Richards Wiancko ...
Fidge / Killer (as Dean Richards)
William Korbut ...
Funk (as Will Korbut)
Patrick Galligan ...
Gordon (as Patrick Joseph Galligan)
Dan Gallagher ...
Bloater
Michelle Scattolon ...
Sybil / Girl 1
Santino Buda ...
Byrd
Deborah Lobban ...
Miss Baker
Michele Coleman ...
Lilitu / Girl 2
Harvey Levkoe ...
Frank
Linda Murphy ...
Widow-Angie
Gerry Ride ...
Doc / Dentist
John Lundman ...
Oscar
Timm Zemanek ...
Peter - TV Director (as Tim Zenmanek)
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After being ditched by her cameraman because of her manipulative behavior at a murder scene, a reporter wanders through town looking for a phone she can use. She finds a small museum, where the proprietor invites her in to have a look around before leaving. In one room, she encounters a strange jar which causes her to have strange visions, visions that are suppoedly drawn from her own mind. These 'visions' make up the rest of this four- part anthology, which includes horror and suspense stories about a junkie chasing a dog for his runaway fix, a pizza delivery boy who gets a Halloween surprise, a living but paralyzed OD victim forced to undergo her own autopsy because everyone thinks she's dead, and a deal between a golf course owner and a gravedigger that has some unexpected consequences. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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18 May 1989 (France)  »

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CAD 1,700,000 (estimated)
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Dr. Borges: In a world where junkies roam the street living on dope and garbage, where obsessions and greed have replaced compassion, my collection is a very little attraction.
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Spoofs The Return of the Living Dead (1985) See more »

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Is Your Metal Heavy
Performed by The Wankers
Courtesy of and (C) 1986 The Anthem Entertainment Group Inc.
All Rights Reserved. (CAPAC)
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A mind-warping low budget mess
1 April 2001 | by (Oxford, UK) – See all my reviews

What can be said about a film where narrative form, editing and reality are totally foreign concepts. You may watch this film stone cold sober, but by the end you will feel as though your mind is jelly and that jelly is a appetizing treat that many a dwarfish freak would eat. Cue padded wallpaper.

This is allegedly a group of short stories, but no one seemed to mention to the writer that stories need endings, and if your going to film a ten minute James Bondesque strip sequence with ten very eighties looking woman they have to get their tits out! However, despite all it's insanity and pure weirdness it is in fact a throughly entertaining film with belly laughs throughout.

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