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An archaeologist is haunted by a nightmare in which his family is murdered.

Director:

Manny Coto

Writers:

Keaton Jones (screenplay), Jackie Earle Haley (story)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lisa Aliff ... Jenny
Aron Eisenberg ... Daniel
Christopher McDonald ... Chris
James Purcell James Purcell ... Paul
Jamie Rose ... Marcy
Vincent Schiavelli ... Roman Hart
Kimberly Beck ... Secretary
Maja Sabljic Maja Sabljic ... Dr. Petrovic (as Maja)
Petar Bozovic Petar Bozovic ... Jelko
Sinisa Copic Sinisa Copic ... Orderly #1
Dragana Marjanovic Dragana Marjanovic ... Kaley
Ann Pesic Ann Pesic ... Chris' Mother
Mihailo Pesic Mihailo Pesic ... Little Chris
Slavoljub Plavsic-Zvonce Slavoljub Plavsic-Zvonce ... Guard
Dragomir Stanojevic Dragomir Stanojevic ... Orderly #2
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Storyline

An archaeologist is haunted by a nightmare in which his family is murdered.

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He's been waiting for centuries. See more »

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Horror | Thriller

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 September 1990 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Schizo See more »

Filming Locations:

Belgrade, Serbia

Company Credits

Production Co:

Smart Egg Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Filmed in April, May, and June of 1989, but not released until going straight-to-video on 20 September 1990. See more »

Quotes

Marcy: Is he going to pound all day? I'm trying to meditate.
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Alternate Versions

The Dutch Excalibur VHS release of the film features an alternate ending of the film, with Jenny now committed into a mental institution, suspected of the deaths of Chris, Paul, Marcy, Roman and Jelko. This ending is omitted from the U.S. Republic Pictures VHS and the Canadian Alliance/MCA VHS. See more »

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A very good and thrilling movie
20 July 1999 | by ParaGraphSee all my reviews

Well, I really can say only good things about this movie: It's a high-quality psychological thriller with few holes in the script, good performances and director's work. I liked the idea of putting the action and characters in an old mysterious monastery in Serbia, where the tragedy have happened.


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