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Aenigma (1987)

Unrated | | Horror, Mystery, Romance | 15 August 1988 (Italy)
The spirit of a comatose teenage girl possesses the body of a newcomer to her girls boarding school to enact bloody revenge against the elitist, lingerie-clad coeds responsible for her condition.

Director:

Lucio Fulci

Writers:

Lucio Fulci (screenplay), Giorgio Mariuzzo (screenplay)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Jared Martin ... Dr. Robert Anderson
Lara Lamberti ... Eva Gordon (as Lara Naszinski)
Ulli Reinthaler ... Jenny Clark
Sophie d'Aulan ... Kim
Jennifer Naud ... Grace O'Neal
Riccardo Acerbi ... Fred Vernon
Kathi Wise ... Virginia Williams
Milijana Zirojevic ... Kathy (as Mijlijana Zirojevic)
Dragan Bjelogrlic Dragan Bjelogrlic ... Tom (as Dragan Ejelogrlic)
Ljiljana Blagojevic Ljiljana Blagojevic ... Ms. Jones (as Lijlijana Blagojevic)
Franciska Spahic Franciska Spahic ... Joanne
Dusica Zegarac ... Mary
Zorica Lesic Zorica Lesic ... Miss James
Zoran Lesic Zoran Lesic
Rade Colovic Rade Colovic ... Tom
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Storyline

Kathy is an outcast at an elite New England boarding school whom lands in a coma resulting from accidentally being hit by a car during a cruel practical joke against her by several car loads of her tormentors. A little later, Eva, a new arrival to the school, takes over Kathy's old room and begins socializing with some of the girls responsible for Kathy's condition. It turns out that Eva is a pawn under the control of the comatose Kathy from her hospital bed in seeing revenge against those whom did her wrong, while Kathy's physician, meets and begins dating Eva whom also targets his latest girlfriend. Written by matt-282

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They made a clown out of Kathy once too often! See more »


Certificate:

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Details

Country:

Italy | Yugoslavia

Language:

English | Italian

Release Date:

15 August 1988 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Ænigma See more »

Filming Locations:

Italy See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Lucio Fulci: A police detective at the crime scene of Fred Vernon's death. See more »

Goofs

Doctor Anderson's car has European license plates instead of U.S. plates or more specifically, Massachusetts Plates. See more »

Quotes

Eva Gordon: Let's get one thing straight! A successful semester to me means making out with as many cute boys as possible. Let's put it this way: anything in pants!
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References Carrie (1976) See more »

Soundtracks

Head Over Heels
(misspelled as "Head Over Meels")
Written by Douglas Meakin (as A.D. Meakin) and Carlo Maria Cordio (as C.M. Cordio)
Sung by Douglas Meakin
Published by Giuliana & Schmidl s.r.l.
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All of them will experience the cruellest ,goryest, and most suffering death ever!
20 September 1999 | by mouni777See all my reviews

In coma in the local hospital, Kathy is dying. Her spirit, seeking vengeance, reacts and takes possession of the body of a beautiful young student, Eva, new at the college. Then, begins a bloody crusade of revenge on all students that have made fun of her in the past. With the (in)famous Snail attack, that reminds a lot of "the beyond". I'd give this one 6 out of 10.


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