God and Satan are on a train discussing the fate of three individuals. The stories of the people in question are told in a trio of very strange vignettes. One involves an insane asylums ...
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Mary Beth McDonough,
God and Satan are on a train discussing the fate of three individuals. The stories of the people in question are told in a trio of very strange vignettes. One involves an insane asylums with some very interesting treatment plans. Another involves a 'death club'. The final story shows us the adventures of a server of Satan. This is a strange movie.Written by
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The anthology is a compilation of three previously released full-length films: the unfinished film "Scream Your Head Off" which was later re-titled and edited into "Marilyn Alive and Behind Bars (1992)" as well as "The Dark Side to Love (1984)," and "Cataclysm (1980)." See more »
Lighting equipment visible at the top of the screen many times throughout the movie, during the sequences of the band performing in the train car. See more »
Like, I really wish our bus hadn't broken down, ya know?
No way! I think this train is coooool!
From the top!
[then the band starts playing again]
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Satan is played by "Lu Cifer" and God by "Himself". See more »
The old UK video version suffered 4 minutes 17 secs of heavy cuts which removed shots of a topless woman tied to a table, a graphic decapitation scene, shots of dismembered bodies and closeups of human organs during the operation scene. See more »
The structure and intelligence-level of this hopeless little gem is so dumb it almost becomes legendary. Here we have God and Satan themselves sitting in train, discussing whether a few bizarre characters belong in hell or in heaven. This aspect provides the film with the most bizarre wraparound story ever used in a horror anthology. You could say it's very original and creative (and in a way, it IS) but, due to the amateurish and silly style used here, it becomes unintentionally hilarious and pathetic. But you can't really claim that the creators of Night Train haven't got a sense of humor God is credited as himself' and a guy named as Lu Cifer supposedly plays Satan. Hahahahaha nice try!
The separate stories surely have potential! Which isn't that surprising because they're actually edited from full-length movies! Completely ignored 80's quickies like `Death wish Club' and `Cataclysm' that never received any recognition. Especially the first two short stories are enjoyable (and very gore) but the final episode more or less ruins the whole film. That last one is twice as long (or at least, it felt like it was) and it's utterly boring and uninspired. Try to look at this film as a perfect example of bad acting and most of all as a filthy piece of 80's trash! The make-up and shlock effects are truly nasty and gruesome (we see people getting slashed their heads off and sliced apart with a bone saw) and the creature-effects (like the beetle in `Death Wish Club) give a whole new meaning to the word `cheese-fest'. Very fun without any other values what so ever.
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