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The Incantation (2018)

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A young American girl has a chance of a lifetime to visit her ancestors castle in the south of France, only to find that her family is hiding deep, dark secrets about their nefarious past, far away from prying eyes.

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Jude S. Walko

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Jude S. Walko
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Credited cast:
Dean Cain ... Abel Baddon
Sam Valentine ... Lucy Bellerose
Jude S. Walko ... The Vicar of Borley
Dan Campbell ... Lieutenant Dan
Alexandre Majetniak ... Drunkard
Dylan Kellogg ... Jean-Pierre
Carole Bernard Carole Bernard ... Car accident gawker
Anthony Lamidieu Anthony Lamidieu ... Car accident gawker
Annie Renger Annie Renger ... Irish pub patron
Christophe Bernard Christophe Bernard ... Car accident gawker
Francoise Darmagnac Francoise Darmagnac ... Irish pub patron
Francoise Wallet Francoise Wallet ... Car accident gawker
Oliver Forait Oliver Forait ... Irish pub patron
Guy Meilhan Guy Meilhan ... Disembodied Male Voice (voice)
Luc Voyer Luc Voyer ... Car accident gawker
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In this picturesque paranormal thriller, a young American girl, Lucy Bellerose (Sam Valentine), has a chance of a lifetime to visit her ancestors ominous castle in the south of France. However, things are not as they seem as she finds that her family is hiding deep, dark secrets about their nefarious past, far away from prying eyes. Unbeknownst to Lucy, the region is also home to centuries of witchcraft and occult folklore. After meeting the strident Vicar of Borley and her socially awkward Chambermaid, Mary, Lucy begins to question her place in the family. Abel Baddon, a devilishly handsome traveling salesman, (Dean Cain "Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman"), tries to assuage her fears and soothe her reluctance. However, only after meeting a charming gravedigger named J.P. (Dylan Kellogg) does she begin to feel at ease. He navigates her through the twists and turns of the murky waters of her family's past, eventually uncovering shocking revelations. Written by House of Rose LLC Copyright 2018

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Plan on dying any time soon? ...No one ever does. See more »


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TV-14

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In the first week of June 2016, the Seine River in Paris and many other water outlets throughout France, burst their banks, and several reports claimed it to be the worst flooding in a century. This almost caused the filmmakers to push back the filming dates, but luckily the waters receded just prior to the start of principal photography. See more »

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Abel Baddon: Ms. Lucy, you will think about it, yes?
Lucy Bellerose: Sorry, I don't plan on dying any time soon.
Abel Baddon: No one ever does.
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References The Amityville Horror (1979) See more »

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Night Shadow
Written by Erin Alvey O'Sullivan & Gary B. Sullivan
Produced & Performed by Erin Alvey O'Sullivan
Courtesy of Erin Alvey O'Sullivan
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Save Yourself the Pain
25 July 2018 | by larrys3See all my reviews

Unfortunately, I found very little to like in this horror flick. With terribly flat dialogue and acting, plus a storyline that seems to have been cobbled together from so many other horror films, it's even below B-movie quality, in my opinion.

Sam Valentine portrays the beautiful Lucy a flighty but intrepid young American woman who has traveled to France for the funeral of her great-uncle the Count Rose du Sang, at the creepy Castle Borley. Will she succumb to the devil-worshipping clan that resides there or will she break free of her family tradition that may have destined her to join them?

Since the ending was so convoluted, to me at least, I have no idea what actually happened. Maybe, you'll be able to figure it out.

I would say save yourself the pain and pass on this mess of a movie.


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Release Date:

28 February 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Incantation See more »

Filming Locations:

Loire Valley, Loire, France See more »

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