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Incubus (1966)

Unrated | | Horror | 26 October 1966 (USA)
On a strange island inhabited by demons and spirits, a man battles the forces of evil.

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Leslie Stevens

Writer:

Leslie Stevens
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Complete credited cast:
William Shatner ... Marc
Allyson Ames Allyson Ames ... Kia
Eloise Hardt Eloise Hardt ... Amael
Robert Fortier Robert Fortier ... Olin
Ann Atmar Ann Atmar ... Arndis
Milos Milos Milos Milos ... Incubus
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Storyline

Kia is a succubus, luring to their final perdition men who already have sinful habits and libertine inclinations. She tires of this, it's too easy, and these souls are going to Hell anyway. She wants to match wits and charm with someone who is good. So, against the advice of her sister Amael, Kia seeks out Marc, a man who has already faced death with courage. After a night together, Kia finds that not only is Marc's goodness still intact, but she has been ravaged by love. In anger, she and Amael conjure an incubus to deal with Marc. The incubus starts with Marc's sister, Arndis. Who will win the struggle for souls? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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incubus | love | succubus | demon | veteran | See All (20) »

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Unrated | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

Esperanto

Release Date:

26 October 1966 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Leslie Stevens' Incubus See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The title character - the Incubus - first appears 47 minutes in, when the 75-minute movie has already run about 62% of its course. See more »

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The eclipse proceeds too fast, holds too long at totality, then ends too fast. It becomes way too dark during totality. See more »

Quotes

Marc: I see the heart of darkness... the universe unfolding... taking my breath, my blood, my life... down below, below, below...
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unique art film
2 August 2003 | by sennomoSee all my reviews

I give this film high marks specifically because of its originality. Incubus is a truly unique art film. Do not watch it as you would watch most films. Most of the people who dis this film are illogically comparing it with mainstream films.

If you like Shatner's early work (e.g., Twighlight Zone), you'll like him in Incubus. The rest of the actors do a generally good job, too.

If you know Esperanto, I warn you, the Esperanto in this film is horrible. It is my understanding that the director did not want the dialogue to be understood. Each member of the cast trips over a few lines here and there, sometimes so badly that it should be obvious even to those who don't know Esperanto. The funniest thing is that Shatner pronounces Esperanto with a somewhat French accent and he pauses just like he does in English.

(La ideo, ke Esperanto aperas en la filmo varbas; tamen, la esperantoparolado mem en la filmo ja acxas.)

If you don't know Esperanto, do not watch this film for the Esperanto dialogue. It's not a good sample.

Everbody, watch Incubus if you like creepy, experimental art films.


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