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Visions of Suffering (2006)

Not Rated | | Horror | Video 26 September 2006
Demons cross the divide between the world of dreams and waking reality to capture a victim and drag him back to their nightmarish realm.

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Andrey Iskanov

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Andrey Iskanov
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Cast

Credited cast:
Igor Anikin Igor Anikin
Alexandra Batrumova Alexandra Batrumova ... The Girlfriend
Yukari Fujimoto Yukari Fujimoto
Svyatoslav Iliyasov Svyatoslav Iliyasov ... The Man in Black Beret
Andrey Iskanov Andrey Iskanov ... The Priest
Alexander Kravchenko Alexander Kravchenko
Zoya Alexandrovna Makarova Zoya Alexandrovna Makarova ... (as Zoya Makarova)
Irina Nikitina Irina Nikitina
Igor Orlov Igor Orlov ... The Man in Black
Alexander Shevchenko Alexander Shevchenko ... The Man in Glasses
Victor Silkin Victor Silkin
Dmitriy Skripnik Dmitriy Skripnik
Anna Subbotina Anna Subbotina
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Visions of Suffering is alive with outrageous special effects and astonishing visuals that propel the viewer into a surreal world he/she may never escape from. Demons stalk a victim in his sleep. They appear whenever the rain falls and threaten to break free from the land of dreams into his conscious world. A drug-induced vision allows the demons to escape their hellish realm, and the victim is dragged into their nightmare domain. The latest film from director Andrey Iskanov ("Nails", "Philosophy of a Knife"), this Russian tale of horror takes you on a stunning visual journey into the abyss of nightmarish hallucination. Written by biggie

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A surreal world you may never wake from. See more »

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Horror

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Not Rated
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Country:

Russia | USA

Language:

Russian

Release Date:

26 September 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A szenvedés víziói See more »

Filming Locations:

Khabarovsk, Russia See more »

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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Voice of Alexandra Batrumova was dubbed by another actress. See more »

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Tell me all
(Raskaji mne vse)
Written and Performed by Alexander Shevchenko
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Surreal,nightmarish and disturbing head trauma.
1 April 2007 | by HumanoidOfFleshSee all my reviews

"Visions of Suffering" is a vast improvement over "Nails" in every way possible.The plot of this complex surreal piece is pretty hard to follow,but the film is loaded with scenes of hypnotic beauty which contrast with ugly and disturbing horror.I was torn apart from reality and found himself in the world full of nightmares,murders and drugs.The visual effects are very well done and extremely grotesque.The acting is natural and Alexander Shevchenko is outstanding as the tormented main character.I can't believe that such genuinely trippy film was made in Russia,where independent filmmakers are not respected.A hallucinogenic nightmare.9 out of 10.


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