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The Devil's Sword (1984)

Golok Setan (original title)
The Devil's Sword lies hidden in a secret cave inside Devils Mountain. Four warriors attack the keeper and force him to hand over the map but he manages to escapes and runs to Mandala who sets off on his journey to save the Devil's Sword.

Director:

Ratno Timoer

Writer:

Imam Tantowi
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Barry Prima Barry Prima ... Mandala (as Bari Prima)
Gudi Sintara Gudi Sintara ... Queen of the White Alligator Demon (as Gudhy Sintara)
Advent Bangun Advent Bangun ... Banyunjaga
Enny Christina Enny Christina ... Pitaloka
Rita Zahara Rita Zahara
Kusno Sudjarwadi Kusno Sudjarwadi
Kandar Sinyo Kandar Sinyo ... Abirawa
H.I.M. Damsyik H.I.M. Damsyik ... (as I.M. Damsyik)
Atut Agusman Atut Agusman ... (as Atoet Agusman)
Yos Santo Yos Santo
Rasjid Subadi Rasjid Subadi
Hadisjam Tahax Hadisjam Tahax
Sutrisno Wijaya Sutrisno Wijaya ... (as Soetrisno Wijaya)
Djair Djair
Sanamin Suromenggolo Sanamin Suromenggolo ... (as Sanamin)
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The Devil's Sword lies hidden in a secret cave inside Devils Mountain, everything evil will fight to the death for it. "For whoever possesses the sword, will rule the kingdom!" Four warriors attack the keeper of the mountain and try to force him to hand over the map that will lead them to the sword. The tortured keeper escapes and runs to Mandala, his master, who after hearing of the attempt, sets off on his own journey to save the Devil's Sword. He has many blood-curdling battles along the way, he is attacked by the evil crocodile men and encounters many fiendish traps set for intruders entering the mountain. At last, Mandala captures his prize - can he call upon the Gods and use the mystical sword against the raging warriors with their awesome magical power? Will he win the fight with the crocodile queen who craves the Devil's Sword at any cost? Written by Anonymous

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Adventure | Fantasy

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Featured in Mondo Macabro: Fantasy Films from Indonesia (2002) See more »

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Mind-boggling madness from Indonesia
2 May 2012 | by Red-BarracudaSee all my reviews

There was a time back in the early 80's when sword and sorcery action flicks were all the rage. The Devil's Sword is part of that phenomenon. But, in truth, it is probably unlike most you may have seen. It's more similar to the Japanese series Monkey than Conan the Barbarian at times. This is partially due to the hokey special effects but just as much to its East Asian origins. Really, its Indonesian flavour is what makes it most interesting. It's exotic and bizarre in ways that are a result of the culture that produced it. For any fan of weird cinema from around the globe, this makes it quite fascinating.

It's about a nymphomaniac crocodile queen who lives in a cavern under the earth. She sends out her evil minions to capture men, whom she puts to use as sex slaves. The wife of one of these 'unfortunate' men teams up with a warrior and together they set out on a quest to find a magic sword that will help them defeat the forces of evil.

This film is quite simply insane. Its chock full of action, which consists of lots of fights and lots of gore. There are crocodile men, a Cyclops, a laughing man travelling on a flying rock and cannibal slaves. It features a couple of extended fights involving a trio of evil warriors. They all have their own individual skills and weaponry – one is a granny with a brush and another appears to have a helmet on a piece of rope. It's that kind of film. It's utterly delirious.


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Country:

Indonesia

Language:

Indonesian

Release Date:

1984 (Indonesia) See more »

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Production Co:

Rapi Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

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Color

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2.35 : 1
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