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Patrick Still Lives (1980)

Patrick vive ancora (original title)
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A bedridden psycho is able to receive evil "vibrations" from hardened criminals and use them for his telekinetic powers.

Director:

Mario Landi

Writer:

Piero Regnoli (screenplay)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Sacha Pitoëff ... Dr. Herschel (as Sacha Pitoeff)
Gianni Dei ... Patrick Herschell
Mariangela Giordano ... Stella Randolph (as Maria Angela Giordan)
Carmen Russo Carmen Russo ... Cheryl Kraft
Paolo Giusti Paolo Giusti ... David Davis
Franco Silva ... Lyndon Kraft
John Benedy ... Peter Suniak
Anna Veneziano Anna Veneziano ... Meg
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Storyline

Patrick, a young man whose father runs a remote spa, is injured in a roadside incident and is in a coma. Some years later, during the off season, five people arrive at the clinic - an ambitious politician and his wife, a swimming star who's the son of a wealthy investor, and a tough-talking man and woman who arrive together but sleep in separate rooms. They're greeted by Lydia, the doctor's new assistant, and by two viciously barking dogs. The dogs' keeper warns Davis, the swimmer, to leave. In a locked part of the clinic, Patrick is in bed, wired to three comatose bodies. What sinister purpose does the doctor have? One by one, the guests meet trouble. Does Patrick have feelings? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

15 May 1980 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Patrick Is Still Alive See more »

Filming Locations:

Frascati, Rome, Lazio, Italy See more »

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Production Co:

Stefano Film See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Fujicolor)

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Was partially shot at the mansion from "Burial Ground: The Nights of Terror (1980)". See more »

Quotes

Professor Herschell: [English subtitles] It is clear that Mr. Cough's death was due to a fatality.
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Alternate Versions

Under the same DVD title and cover design, Patrick Still Lives, there are two Not Rated very distinct versions: the director's cut running at 96 minutes, in Italian with English subtitles; and the theatrical cut down to 90 minutes. See more »

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References Cannibal Holocaust (1980) See more »

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Inspirationally Sleazy!!!
10 December 2005 | by revoltacsSee all my reviews

As someone who has recently begun delving into the genre of exploitation movies of the 70's and 80's I must say this ranks as one of the best I've seen. The sleaziness in this movie is excellent! Three gorgeous babes that bare it all! A erotic masturbation scene that is more arousing than 99.9% of the porn seen today! A truly exotic death sequence! A sexy catfight! A sexy babe in love with dogs! Hilariously funny dialogue (see Patrick's fathers' explanation of the first death) and scenes (see Mr. Lewis' death by hook). All this makes up for a truly outrageous and entertaining movie for any fan of the sleazy exploitation genre. The filmmakers here fully achieve what they set out to do and deserve congratulations.


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