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The Power of Fear (2006)
"Vedma" (original title)

Not Rated  |   |  Horror  |  19 August 2008 (USA)
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Ivan, a cynical journalist, is assigned to investigate mysterious events in a small town. During his first night, he is seduced by a strange and mysterious girl. As they embrace, she ... See full summary »

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Valeriy Nikolaev ...
Ivan Berkhoff
Evgeniya Kryukova ...
Marryl
Lembit Ulfsak ...
The Sheriff
Arnis Licitis ...
Mr. Patch
Juhan Ulfsak ...
Deputy #1 (as Ukhan Ulfsak)
Rain Tolk ...
Deputy #2
Ita Ever ...
Old Lady (as Ira Ever)
Ian Rekkor ...
Priest
Peeter Volkonski ...
Doctor
Anu Lamp ...
Kathleen
Kati Kivitar ...
Waitress Margo
Epp Eespäev ...
Waitress Debora
Anastsia Ruusmaa ...
Third Waitress
Margus Prangel ...
Mechanic
Tõnu Kark ...
Cook (as Tkhnu Park)
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Ivan, a cynical journalist, is assigned to investigate mysterious events in a small town. During his first night, he is seduced by a strange and mysterious girl. As they embrace, she transforms into a hideous demon. Ivan fights the creature, managing to strangle it. But it is too late, Evil has been unleashed. When Ivan is charged for the brutal murder, he feels his last hope disappear. As he is overcome by the dark forces trying to pose as his soul, Ivan comes to realize that his only hope lies in his power to find the faith that he once lost. Written by Anonymous

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It's not THAT bad.
19 March 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It's not that great either.

I thought it was better than a lot of the Saw knock offs and the pretentious political crap disguised as horror movies that I've been picking up lately at the Wal-Mart.

The dubbing was very poor and the plot was weak but I wasn't exactly bored to tears either. I think anyone who reads the back of the DVD box will pretty much know what to expect.

However, the cinematographer and production designers were first rate. Their work was reminiscent of the Italian films of the nineteen sixties and early seventies, Mario Bava etcetera. They should be in Hollywood making better movies.

Did anyone notice that after the lead actor's hair was scared white, he bore an uncanny resemblance to Bob Geldof?


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