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Steel and Lace (1991)

A rape victim returns from the dead to seek vengeance on her rapists in this gory horror film.

Director:

Ernest Farino (as Ernest D. Farino)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Clare Wren ... Gaily Morton
Bruce Davison ... Albert Morton
Stacy Haiduk ... Alison
David Naughton ... Dunn
Michael Cerveris ... Daniel Emerson
Scott Burkholder ... Tobby
Paul Lieber ... Oscar
Brian Backer ... Norman
John J. York ... Craig
Nick Tate ... Duncan
David L. Lander ... Schumann
John DeMita ... Agent Spoon
Brenda Swanson Brenda Swanson ... Miss Fairweather
J. Cynthia Brooks ... Girl in T-Bird (as Cindy Brooks)
Hank Garrett ... Capt. Grover
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Storyline

Daniel Emerson is acquited of the rape of classical pianist Gaily Morton, and part of the blame for the acquittal lies with the testimony of Daniel's friends Norman, Oscar, Toby, and Craig, who all helped Daniel rape Gaily. Still devastated by the rape and unable to deal with the acquittal, Gaily commits suicide by jumping off of the top of the court building as soon as the trial ends, much to the horror of her brother Albert, who is a scientist. Five years later, Daniel has made Norman, Oscar, Toby, and Craig partners in his business, which forces homeowners and their homes out of the way to make way for bigger developments. By this time, after five years of working with Gaily's body, Albert has turned Gaily into a cyborg that is programmed to get bloody revenge on Daniel, Norman, Oscar, Toby, and Craig. Written by Todd Baldridge

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Steel and lace... a deadly combination. See more »

Genres:

Action | Horror | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 January 1991 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A bosszúálló gép See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

Company Credits

Production Co:

Cinema Home Video See more »
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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Quotes

Daniel Emerson: My associates and I will leave you now. You've got a lot of packing to do. Be out of the house in 12 hours or we'll knock it down with you in it. And my best to your wife.
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Soundtracks

Can You Feel Me?
Composed by Vaughn Verdi
Performed by Beth Bergman
Published by Mighty Mite
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She was dead - they were alive - it simply wasn't fair!
27 November 2009 | by lastliberalSee all my reviews

Very good "B" movie directed by Ernest D. Farino. It was his first as a director, having spent most of his career in visual effects. He was visual effects supervisor for such works as "Dune," and "Children of Dune." Unfortunately, he also did the work for Balls of Fury, which is a stain on his career.

The movie stars the lovely Clare Wren, who commits suicide when her rapist gets off. Her brother, played by Bruce Davison (Longtime Companion, "Touched by an Angel", Short Cuts)works for five years to turn her into a cyborg to get revenge on those who raped her.

He outfits her with some equipment that makes for some gory scenes.


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