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Beyond the Door Details

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This hysterical horror film was the most successful of numerous Italian possession films produced in the wake of [[Feature~V16331~The Exorcist~theexorcist]]. Lead [[Performer~P49388~Juliet Mills~julietmills]] ([[Feature~V141197~Nanny and the Professor~theprofessorandthenewhat]]) was married to co-screenwriter [[Performer~P106413~Roberto d'Ettore Piazzoli~robertodettorrepiazzoli]] at the time, which might explain her willingness to curse in a guttural voice, spin her head, and throw up in this crude and sexist film. [[Performer~P49388~Mills~julietmills]] plays the cheating wife of San Francisco record producer [[Performer~P98904~Gabriele Lavia~gabrielelavia]] ([[Feature~V89073~Profondo Rosso~deepred]]) and gets pregnant after a fling with [[Performer~P231428~Richard Johnson~richardjohnson]]. What [[Performer~P49388~Mills~julietmills]] doesn't know is that [[Performer~P231428~Johnson~richardjohnson]] is a Satanist, and she is bearing the Antichrist. Child star [[Performer~P14140~David Colin, Jr.~davidcolinjr]] returned in the otherwise unrelated Beyond the Door II, while director [[Performer~P80110~Ovidio Assonitis~ovidiogassonitis]] went on to rip off [[Feature~V25912~Jaws~jaws]] with the giant octopus-epic [[Feature~V49081~Tentacoli~itentacoli]]. ~ Robert Firsching, Rovi

Cast

Juliet Mills
as Jessica Barrett
Gabriele Lavia
as Oliver
Richard Johnson
as Dimitri
David Colin, Jr.
as Robert

Crew

Ovidio G. Assonitis
Director
Oliver Hellman
Director
Robert Barrett
Director
Giorgio Rossi
Producer
Ovidio G. Assonitis
Producer
Edward L. Montoro
Producer
Richard Barrett
Screenwriter
Oliver Hellman
Screen Story
Robert Barrett
Screen Story
Riz Ortolani
Composer (Music Score)
Franco Micalizzi
Composer (Music Score)
Donn Davison
Special Effects
Wally Gentleman
Special Effects
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