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Eternal Evil (1985)

The Blue Man (original title)
R | | Horror | 1 May 1988 (USA)
A dissatisfied Montreal director of TV commercials is taught to astrally project himself by a mysterious woman. But soon he finds that he does it against his will when he sleeps, and while ... See full summary »

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George Mihalka
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Winston Rekert Winston Rekert ... Paul Sharpe
Karen Black ... Janus
John Novak ... Kauffman
Patty Talbot Patty Talbot ... Jennifer Sharpe
Vlasta Vrana ... Scott
Andrew Bednarski Andrew Bednarski ... Matthew Sharpe
Bronwen Booth Bronwen Booth ... Isis (as Bronwén Booth)
Tom Rack Tom Rack ... Dr. Meister
Joanne Côté Joanne Côté ... Helen
Philip Spensley Philip Spensley ... Bill Pearson
Ron Lea ... Mick
Len Watt Len Watt ... Dr. Morton
Michael Sinelnikoff ... William Duval
Lois Maxwell ... Monica Duval
Anthony Sherwood ... Jensen (as Tony Sherwood)
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A dissatisfied Montreal director of TV commercials is taught to astrally project himself by a mysterious woman. But soon he finds that he does it against his will when he sleeps, and while he does it, he commits savage acts against those in his life. Written by Brian J. Wright <tyrannorabbit@hotmail.com>

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These crimes will stain his soul.

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Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 May 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Eternal Evil See more »

Filming Locations:

Montréal, Québec, Canada

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$1,500,000 (estimated)
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Stereo

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Color

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1.85 : 1
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The title is A.K.A. "Eternal Evil" (Via Streampix) See more »

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It Scared The Hell Out Of Me!!! Don't watch it alone at night. You have been warned.
20 October 2010 | by Vivekmaru45See all my reviews

My god! The Horror! Don't have the guts to see this twice.

Where to begin....

Now it begins with a man (Paul Sharpe played by Vincent Rekert) having an astral projection (a.k.a. an out of body experience like a disembodied soul). He is hovering over the farm of his father in law.

He is woken up by his young son just as he was being observed and recognized by his father in law.

Paul is a director, directing commercials. Previously he directed a documentary film about Australian Aboriginal long distance communication by astral projection. He interviews an elderly couple who have been using this process to find younger bodies for themselves as they grow old and wear out their existing bodies. The explain this process to the man in detail. They say that they have lived for thousands of years hence the alternate title of the film Eternal Evil.

What Paul doesn't realize is the elderly couple's secret agenda.

Very good plot. Very well acted and directed. This film wisely avoids over the top special effects.

In short: an eye-opening film. You will never look at people the same way again.

10 out of 10. You're lucky if you own it on DVD.

Other recommendations: 1. Out of the Body (1989). 2. The Astral Factor (1976). 3. Fallen (1998) starring Denzel Washington.

Thank you for reading!


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