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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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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


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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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Trivia

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

Quotes

Julian Priest: The highest spiritual plane available to humankind is not grace nor peace nor satisfaction. It is, of course, love.
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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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Horrible, often truly discusting, a true masterpiece!
2 May 2001 | by MelkorSee all my reviews

With a chocking story and a tastefull combination of erotism and horror they've created something never seen before.

The story might not be the best, the actors might be poor, the the idéa is truly good, and the show is always enjoyable! What they show is not only fantasy, but sometimes an image of our darkest parts, which makes us tremble with excitement as we watch.

Watching this is like looking deep into the eyes of a coldblooded murderer, the reflections of our world is not as they should be, it's charming but far out of our control.

I'll not say this is the best thing I've ever seen, but it's certainly one of the things which has made me think the most.


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