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Demonia (1990)

Unrated | | Horror, Mystery | 26 June 2001 (USA)
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A Canadian archaeological team in Sicily accidentally unleashes vengeful ghosts of five demonic nuns who were murdered 500 years earlier, and the ghosts now set out to kill the group and townspeople alike.

Director:

Lucio Fulci

Writers:

Piero Regnoli (screenplay) (as Pietro Regnoli), Lucio Fulci (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Brett Halsey ... Professor Paul Evans
Meg Register Meg Register ... Liza Harris
Lino Salemme ... Turi DeSimone
Christina Engelhardt ... Susie
Pascal Druant Pascal Druant ... Kevin
Grady Clarkson Grady Clarkson ... Sean (as Grady Thomas Clarkson)
Ettore Comi Ettore Comi ... John
Carla Cassola Carla Cassola ... Lilla the Medium
Michael Aronin Michael Aronin ... Lt. Andi (as Michael J. Aronin)
Al Cliver ... Porter (as Al Clever)
Isabella Corradini Isabella Corradini ... Nun
Paola Cozzo ... Pregnant Nun
Bruna Rossi Bruna Rossi ... Nun
Paola Calati Paola Calati ... Nun
Antonio Melillo Antonio Melillo
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Storyline

In southeast Sicily, a team of archaeologists investigate the ruins of a crypt where heretic nuns had been stoned and crucified by the village people in the 16th century. Soon strange things begin to happen, and Liza, one of the team members, starts to have surreal dreams about the nuns. Then the graphic violence begins, starting with a decapitation! The answers lie in the ancient crypt of the nuns. Written by Humberto Amador

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No Evil Deed Goes Undone!

Genres:

Horror | Mystery

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Unrated | See all certifications »

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Goofs

When Porter arrives at his boat at night he sees that the lights are on but swears that he didn't leave them on. He walks below deck on his boat and when he walks down the stairs the shadow of a crew member or a camera is clearly visible above the stairs. See more »

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The version released by Shriek Show is the uncut/unrated version, containing all the gore and violence. See more »

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References Tenebrae (1982) See more »

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VERY Mediocre Fulci Fare...
11 April 2006 | by EVOL666See all my reviews

Not the worst of Fulci's films (MANHATTAN BABY wins that dubious distinction in my book...) but DEMONIA takes so long to get to any of the classic Fulci "good-stuff", that you'll probably be asleep by then.

Two archaeologists are digging around Sicily, and the locals don't like it too much. Apparently a group of nuns who were into group sex and Satanism once resided at the site of the dig. The locals don't like the scientists messing around in their backyards, and when some strange deaths occur around the dig-site, all hell breaks loose.

Luckily, DEMONIA does come with the "goods" towards the end. A good tongue-hammering, and a guy split in half are a couple of the notable scenes - unfortunately, the story isn't interesting enough for you to care by the time you get there. Drawn out and boring storyline isn't saved by a few cool gore scenes. Worth a look to the TRUE Fulci fan - don't expect a gore-fest masterpiece...5/10


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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

26 June 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Syracuse, Sicily, Italy

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Mono

Color:

Color (Telecolor)

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1.66 : 1
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