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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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If you can watch it, watch it.
19 June 2015 | by lestatdsrSee all my reviews

This movie is so creative. I was stimulated by the otherworldly feel of the "Visions of Suffering". Lots of vignettes, special computer effects, as well as practical makeup. Perhaps the most effective part of the film was the sound effects and the really creepy music.

There are parts where you won't be able to take your eyes away from the screen. Loving that. Honestly James Wan should watch this and learn.

This movie is pretty dark and the pacing is slow. As soon as the movie starts you get to watch the protagonist's nightmare. It's pretty intense, loving that too.

There is so much the movie accomplished without the desperate James Wan flash. If you want something genuinely interesting and different, give this one a watch.


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