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Sheitan (2006)

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A group of youngsters go out to a disco late one night and accidentally run into a shepherd who has prepared himself for a night of Satanic worship.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Joseph / Joseph's Wife
Olivier Barthelemy ...
Bart
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Eve
Nico Le Phat Tan ...
Thaï (as Nicolas Le Phat Tan)
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Yasmine
Ladj Ly ...
Ladj
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Jeanne
Gérald Thomassin ...
Maurice
Quentin Lasbazeilles ...
Gilou
Guillaume Bacquet ...
Bébert
Alexandre Borrel ...
Jérôme
Georgette Crochon ...
Marie
François Levantal ...
Le pompiste / Le chirurgien
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La belle vampiresse
Oxmo Puccino ...
Client boîte
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Storyline

On Christmas Eve, in the Styxx Club in Paris, the troublemaker Bart and his scum friends, Thaï and Ladj, meet the bartender Yasmine and the customer Eve, and after a fight of Bart in the nightclub, Eve invites the group to go to her house in the country. While on the road near the cottage, they are introduced by Eve to the weird shepherd and housekeeper, Joseph, whose wife is pregnant. Joseph feels a sort of attraction for Bart, and during this Christmas night, Joseph discloses his real intentions. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Release Date:

1 February 2006 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Satan  »

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€2,700,000 (estimated)
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Don't forgive them, Lord, for they know what they do...
8 September 2006 | by (France) – See all my reviews

This movie is definitely not for intended for the average blank horror movie lover.

Usually, these kind of movies are described as "a roller-coaster ! :D", or "one hell of a ride :D". These doesn't apply for this movie. Sheitan is literally a ride to hell.

An unease setting in straight from the start, for no apparent reason, persistent, building one touch at a time, served by nervous and sometimes inventive editing effects, unashamedly using everything that would serve anyone a good old cup of gut-wrenching sickness to get that uneasiness going to build towards an truly unsettling ending that reminds the viewer of the best classics of the genre, served by the unusual ease of the first time actors, the strongly convincing performance of Vincent Cassel and the reliance on actors, story, moods and editing rather than gore, guts and special effect shots.

If you planned on watching a formatted horror movie while laughing at a severed head or enjoy some naked boobies running around in the forest for no real reason, please check back in the US horror section of your favorite video joint. This is a humorous, horrible, sick, unsettling movie, so forget about the popcorn.


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