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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
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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Great Art, Lousy flick
20 August 2008 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

I rented this film yesterday mostly due to the good-looking art and the summary given on the back of the jacket. After popping it into my DVD player I re-examined the jacket cover and even though I took the cover out of from the plastic viewer, I STILL could not read any of the production detail information about the film. This film is entitled Evil on the Jacket and had to locate it by going to Faith Films website to find out any linkage to it here on IMDb.

The filming and special affects done in the film looked quite good ... THEN, a line-reading actor spoke. Oh dear ... this actor's reading sounded like some pimple-faced high school jock whose voice just managed to change pitch, and no attempt given to go beyond reading the lines from the script. At first I thought I got a bad disc out of audio sync, then had to surmise it was a foreign film since I couldn't read the jacket... English dialog dubbed. If they'd casted the right person for dubbing the dialog, this film MIGHT have been decent. I gave it a chance of about 20 minutes before ejecting it when I discovered the bad line reader wasn't going to get killed off, but stay as the constant main fixture. Yes, it is THAT bad! The jacket cover art and the art done in the film are great, so gave the one star, but minus 1,999,999 stars for the rotten dialog. I do not recommend this one!


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