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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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Cast

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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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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Country:

USA

Language:

Esperanto

Release Date:

26 October 1966 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Leslie Stevens' Incubus See more »

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Mono

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Robert Fortier, who plays Kia's first conquest Olin, later guest starred with William Shatner on Star Trek (1966). He appeared in Star Trek: By Any Other Name (1968) as Tomar of Kelva, a lackey for the villain-of-the-week. See more »

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Lower left, just before Marko and Kia cross the shallow river. See more »

Quotes

Amael: I warn you, Kia, that quiet, modest man, who seeks no honors, no rewards, that gentle person who seeks only peace, that man is a hero!
Kia: He is a mortal man!
Amael: A great hero, Kia... great and good.
Kia: Then he has a soul worth fighting for! There are no heroes burning in the fires of Hell! No Martyrs and no Saints! Don't try to stop me, Amael.
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Edited from The Outer Limits: Nightmare (1963) See more »

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highly recommended for cineastes and cinephiles alike
19 June 2000 | by poledubSee all my reviews

After reading Ben Letzler's review in Film Threat, I took Incubus producer Tony up on his VHS offer and what a surprise! This Ingmar Bergman-meets-Ed Wood thriller gives us William Shatner in the metaphysical role he was born to play. Most memorable are the scenes filmed at the Carmel Mission (just up the road from the San Juan Batista Mission of Hitchcock's Vertigo) and the eerie beach scenes where the witches plot to overcome Love and win Shatner's soul. And you've gotta love that everyone speaks in Esperanto, the international language of peace. Highly recommended.


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