R | | Fantasy, Horror
An anthropologist goes to Haiti after hearing rumors about a drug used by black magic practitioners to turn people into zombies.
When this picture first aired in theaters in the U.S. in the spring of 1988, just prior to its opening, a bizarre excerpt from the film ran as a teaser, on at least one national television network during prime time. That clip, which is styled like a... ...
I'm a U.S. citizen! Think about that!
Dargent Peytraud: I don't see the Ambassador here, do you?
At about the 1:05 mark a computer screen shows the word "specimen" misspelled as "speciman".
[Opening card] In the legends of voodoo the Serpent is a symbol of Earth. The Rainbow is a symbol of Heaven. Between the two, all creatures must live and die. But because he has a soul Man can be trapped in a terrible place Where death is only the beginning.
English, French, Spanish
$5,848,000 (USA) (7 February 1988)
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