After a fight with her boyfriend, a successful female erotic novelist on a book tour of Europe joins her ex and his female friend, with whom she falls madly in love, for a party at a castle owned by a dangerous cult.


Craig Goodwill


Brian Clark





Cast overview, first billed only:
Analeigh Tipton ... Sadie
Marta Gastini ... Francesca / Alex's friend
Jakob Cedergren ... Alex / Sadie's ex-lover (as Jacob Cedergren)
Valentin Merlet Valentin Merlet ... Thierry / Sadie's lover
Jan Bijvoet ... Minos / butler
Magdalena Grochowska Magdalena Grochowska ... Silvia
Anita Kravos ... Thelma
Nina Senicar ... Lily
Leonardo Messerklinger Leonardo Messerklinger ... Young Priest
Franco Barbero Franco Barbero ... Old Priest
Luca Busnengo Luca Busnengo ... Driver 1
Marco Tunesi Marco Tunesi ... Driver 2
Denitza Diakovska ... Pretty Woman
Cristiano Omedè Cristiano Omedè ... Photographer
Mélanie S. Dubois Mélanie S. Dubois ... Woman in White


Sadie, a budding erotic novelist, is enticed by Alex, her ex-lover to join him and an enigmatic woman, Francesca at an Italian villa for a weekend celebration being held to honor the release of her latest book. Once there, she is confronted by the demons of her past as she becomes embroiled in a surreal game of murder and betrayal.

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Filmed in Palace of Venaria (in italian: Reggia di Venaria), near Turin, Italy. The palace was designed and built from 1675 by Amedeo di Castellamonte, commissioned by duke Charles Emmanuel II of Savoy, who needed a base for his hunting expeditions in the heathy hill country north of Turin. See more »

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Let's do 'Eye's Wide Shut' ... but badly!!!!
1 May 2018 | by Moviereeeels12See all my reviews

Unfortunately, i have to say don't bother watching this unless you had 99 cents to spare and some time to have a nap. Production values are good and some nice visuals, some adult scenes and acting is fine, but just nothing to this film .... a poor version of 'Eye's Wide shut' , Fifty Shades and a wannabe Argento movie. Was very disappointed, and at times bored, some shocking scenes but nothing to save this very lame effort of a film!

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Release Date:

23 February 2018 (Germany) See more »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)
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