The Church
Original Title: La chiesa
Country of Origin:  Italy
Production year: 1989
Director: Michele Soavi
Rating: Ungeprüft(Film)
UPC [Locale]: 827058-107594
Running time: 1:42 (102 Min.)
Casetype: Keep Case
Format: NTSC, Color, 1.85:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
DVD-Format: Single-Sided, Single-Layered
Released: October 30, 2007
Collection type: Owned (#1706)
Status: Available
Purchase date: May 11, 2015
Purchase price: Hidden
Review (movie): 9 / 10
Review (video): 0 / 10
Overview
In medieval Europe, crusading knights massacre a village full of suspected devil worshippers and build a large gothic church above the cursed remains. It is now present day, and this elaborate cathedral still stands. But when its sealed crypt is accidentally reopened, a group of people trapped inside the church become possessed by the fury of the damned. Can the blood of the innocent survive this unholy communion, or will the ultimate demonic evil be unleashed upon the world?

THE CHURCH was co-written and produced by maestro Dario Argento (SUSPIRIA, INFERNO) and sealed the reputation of director Michele Soavi (STAGEFRIGHT, CEMETERY MAN) as the new master of Italian horror. This visually stunning shocker stars Hugh Quarshie (NIGHTBREED), Tomas Arana (GLADIATOR), Barbara Cupisti (OPERA), and Asia Argento (THE STENDHAL SYNDROME), and features a remarkable score by Goblin and Keith Emerson. Originally known as DEMONS 3, THE CHURCH is presented uncut, uncensored and fully restored from original vault materials.
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Genres
Horror
Studios
Production Studios:
 • Cecchi Gori Group
 • Tiger Cinematografica
 • ADC
Media Companies:
 • Blue Underground
Audio format
English  Dolby Digital 5.1
English  Dolby Digital 2-Channel Stereo
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Discs
# Description A B DS DL A DL B
1Main Feature
Features
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Crew
Direction
Michele Soavi....Director
Writing
Dario Argento....Original Material By
Franco Ferrini....Original Material By
M. R. James....Original Material By
Michele Soavi....Original Material By
Production
Dario Argento....Producer
Mario Cecchi Gori....Producer
Vittorio Cecchi Gori....Producer
Cinematography
Renato Tafuri....Cinematographer
Film Editing
Franco Fraticelli....Film Editor
Music
Simon Boswell....Song Writer
Sound
Giulio Viggiani....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Art
Massimo Antonello Geleng....Production Designer
Cast
Hugh Quarshie....Father Gus
Tomas Arana....Evan
Feodor Chaliapin Jr.....The Bishop
Barbara Cupisti....Lisa
Antonella Vitale....Bridal Model
Giovanni Lombardo Radice....Reverend
Asia Argento....Lotte
Roberto Caruso....Freddie
Roberto Corbiletto....Hermann, the Sacristan
Alina De Simone....Lottie's Mother
Olivia Cupisti....Mira
Gianfranco De Grassi....The Accuser
Claire Hardwick....Joanna
Lars Jorgenson....Bruno
John Karlsen....Heinrich
Katherine Bell Marjorie....Heinrich's Wife
Riccardo Minervini....Schoolboy
Enrico Osterman....The Torturer
Micaela Pignatelli....Fashion shoot photographer
Patrizia Punzo....Miss Brückner
John Richardson....Architect
Matteo Rocchietta....Younger Schoolboy
Michele Soavi....1st Policeman at Lisa's House