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The Hunger 

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Erotic horror anthology series where the hosts Terence Stamp (in season 1) and David Bowie (in season 2) eccentrically introduce each of the steamy, erotic and often supernatural tales of power, sex, lust, and driving urges.

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Jeff Fazio
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2   1  
2000   1999   1998   1997  
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Terence Stamp ...  The Host 22 episodes, 1997-1998
David Bowie ...  The Host / ... 22 episodes, 1999-2000
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Erotic horror anthology series where the hosts Terence Stamp (in season 1) and David Bowie (in season 2) eccentrically introduce each of the steamy, erotic and often supernatural tales of power, sex, lust, and driving urges.

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The Taste of Terror


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sexual content, violence and language | See all certifications »

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Country:

UK | Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 July 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Begierde - The Hunger See more »

Filming Locations:

London, England, UK See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (44 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The full version of the show's theme song "Hunger" has never been released. See more »

Quotes

Julian Priest: You can run to any country in the world -- or beyond -- and you'll find nothing new, nothing changed, you'll make no discoveries. For the only undiscovered country left to explore is inside you.
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Alternate Versions

The episodes are 30 minutes without commercials. Episodes shown on syndicated television are cut to fit into 30 minute time slots with the nudity removed. Full uncut episodes are available only on video or on premium movie channels. See more »

Soundtracks

Hunger
Composed and performed by Nick Amour and Andy Carroll
[closing credits theme song]
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A mixed bag, full of pleasant surprises
12 May 2002 | by pumayeSee all my reviews

I have seen most of the episodes from the two seasons of "The Hunger" the audacious project in sex and horror of the Scott brothers. Most of the 30 minutes episodes are based on well known horror stories from such terrific sources like Graham Masterton, David Schow, Poppy Brite, Karl Edward Wagner, Brian Lumley, Kim Newman (to name only a few), while directors are often very famous, like Russel Mulcahy or Tony Scott. First season was hosted by Terence Stamp, while the second by David Bowie. Most of the stories have a strong sexual element and almost all of them (especially in the second season) have one or more sex scenes, nudity and very often also graphic violence. Several of stories are really disturbing and among them there also a few masterpieces, like "Wrath of God", "Sin Seer" and "Week Woman" from season two, "Anais", "Necros" and "Bridal Suite" from season one. Apart from a few real turkeys, most of the stories are at least enjoyable for the horror fan and several of them are worth repeated viewings


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