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III: The Ritual (2015)

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A small European town, where sisters Ayia and Mirra live, gets struck down by an unknown disease which takes many lives. Following their mother's death, the younger sister falls ill. Having... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview:
Polina Davydova Polina Davydova ... Aya
Lyubov Ignatushko Lyubov Ignatushko ... Mirra
Evgeniy Gagarin Evgeniy Gagarin ... Father Herman
Andrey Abramichev Andrey Abramichev ... Doctor
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A small European town, where sisters Ayia and Mirra live, gets struck down by an unknown disease which takes many lives. Following their mother's death, the younger sister falls ill. Having realized that conventional medicine is useless in the face of the sister's disease, Ayia seeks help from Father Herman, a parish priest and a close family friend. In his house she finds books that are very far from the conventional religion. She gets to know that only penetration into Mirra's sick subconscious mind and discovery of the true cause of her disease will give her a chance to save her sister. Ayia is ready to go through this terrifying ritual, dive into the depths of the subconscious mind, and face the demons residing there. But will she cope with her own fear when she discovers the mysteries of her sister's past? Since the closer to the bottom of the ocean, the darker it gets. Written by Anonymous

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Since the closer to the bottom of the ocean, the darker it gets...

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Drama | Horror | Thriller

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Country:

Germany | Russia

Language:

Russian

Release Date:

23 October 2015 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

III: The Ritual See more »

Filming Locations:

Marburg, Hessen, Germany See more »

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Production Co:

Monomania Films See more »
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Runtime:

(original)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital (RCA Sound Recording)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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not for everybody
21 November 2016 | by trashgangSee all my reviews

Russian horror flick but be aware that it isn't going to be a gory ride or a flick full of action going on. This is a slow moving flick but made with excellent cinematography.

It's all about possession in a small town were everybody is getting sick and two sisters are being involved in the sickness. One of them is getting sick up to the other to cure her with the help of a priest.

In fact, that is the story but the flick is full of creepy and weird shots. As said earlier the editing and the use of the camera was well done. But of course not everybody is into arty flicks. If you are into possession horror then this is a must see, if you are into gory flicks and can't stand slow moving flicks full of blah blah then leave it.

Gore 0/5 Nudity 0,5/5 Effects 2/5 Story 2,5/5 Comedy 0/5


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