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Tears of Kali (2004)

Unrated | | Fantasy, Horror | 16 October 2004 (USA)
A creepy three-part anthology which is actually constructed from a trio of German-produced independent short films that form a narrative around a mysterious cult in 1983 India as a ... See full summary »

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Andreas Marschall
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Pietro Martellanza Pietro Martellanza ... Lars Eriksson (segment "Poona, India 1983") (as Peter Martell)
Anja Gebel Anja Gebel ... Kim (segment "Poona, India 1983")
Magdalena Ritter Magdalena Ritter ... Erkissons Pupil (segment "Poona, India 1983") (as Magdalena Fernandez Ritter)
Nicole Ludwig Nicole Ludwig ... Erikssons Pupil (segment "Poona, India 1983")
Gabriel Maunsell Gabriel Maunsell ... Erikssons Pupil (segment "Poona, India 1983")
Chole Micky Chole Micky ... Erikssons Pupil (segment "Poona, India 1983") (as Micky Chloe)
Simon Mayer Simon Mayer ... Eriksson's Pupil (segment "Poona, India 1983")
Alexander Matakas Alexander Matakas ... Eriksson's Pupil (segment "Poona, India 1983")
Udo Bittner Udo Bittner ... Taylor (segment "Poona, India 1983")
Leoni Oefelein Leoni Oefelein ... Taylor's Wife (segment "Poona, India 1983")
Irena-Heliana Jandris Irena-Heliana Jandris ... Shakti / Elisabeth Steinberg (segment "Shakti")
Celik Nuran Celik Nuran ... Tansul Yilmaz (segment "Shakti")
Adrian Topol ... Florian (segment "Shakti")
Joey Bozatt Joey Bozatt ... Samarfan (segment "Shakti")
Mai Christa Mai Christa ... Patient Anna (segment "Shakti")
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A creepy three-part anthology which is actually constructed from a trio of German-produced independent short films that form a narrative around a mysterious cult in 1983 India as a wrap-around story. In the first story "Shakti", a reporter talks to an institutionalized cult survivor who claims to have murdered her boyfriend. In the second story "Devi", a man awakens from a therapy session to discover that he's been beaten senseless and held prisoner by his evil therapist. In the third story "Kali", a faith healer exorcises a spirit from a person only to discover that he has released it into his cellar. Written by Larry B.

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Taglines:

Evil Has Found Its Way Out

Genres:

Fantasy | Horror

Certificate:

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Country:

Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

16 October 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Lacrime di Kali See more »

Filming Locations:

Berlin, Germany

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Budget:

EUR650,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (Buenos Aires Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Connections

References Keoma (1976) See more »

Soundtracks

Electric Scum
Written by Jochen Klemp / Jan Lubitzki
Performed by D-AGE
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For extremists only!
20 December 2005 | by EkkardSee all my reviews

This episode movie uses demons, meditation and a strange sect as its vehicle for the ultimate traumatic horror movie: the whole atmosphere of this film is extremely frightening though you never believe the esoteric background that is supposed to be there! The people doing the movie obviously never had real contact to the Baghwan ideology. But who cares? I don't think John Wayne ever was a professional cowboy nor was Louis De Funes a french Policeman. Anyway, there are some professional actors in this flick doing their best, some horror movie buffs just playing actors. Good old German Matthieu Carriere plays a spiritual healer in the last episode. Attention: The special effects are not for those with weak stomachs: eyelids are cut off, a guy skins himself alive and there goes your breakfast! If you are into splatter and gore but to old to take Fulci seriously – give these young film makers a try.


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