- "My tongue is everything you never were!"
Fantastic. Frightening. Horrific
|Directed by||Alberto Sciamma|
|Written by||Alberto Sciamma|
|Produced by||Michael Cowan; Jason Piette; Volkert Struycken; Andrés Vicente Gómez; Christopher Figg|
|Edited by||Jeremy Gibbs|
|Distributed by||Spice Factory;|
|Release date(s)||November 15th, 1996|
|Running time||100 min.; 98 min. (US)|
|Gross revenue||ESP 27,066,636|
Killer Tongue is a Spanish-British horror film of the science fiction subgenre. It was written and directed by Alberto Sciamma and produced by Lolafilms and the Spice Factory. It premiered on November 15th, 1996. The film stars Melinda Clarke as Candy, an Earth woman who is exposed to a meteorite that mutates her, granting her a long, voracious killer tongue. Other stars in the film include Jason Durr, Mapi Galán, Mabel Karr, Alicia Borrachero and horror film icons Robert Englund and Doug Bradley.
|Mabel Karr||Old nun|
|Robert Englund||Chief Screw|
|Alicia Garrigues||Cook nun|
|John Hampden||TV host|
|Luchi López||Chubby nun|
|Jonathan Rhys Meyers||Rudolph|
|Tusse Silberg||Mother superior|
Notes & Trivia Edit
- Killer Tongue was released to DVD by Image Entertainment on February 1st, 2000. It was re-released by Allumination on May 4th, 2004. The Image Entertainment transfer has a running time of 97 minutes.
- Actor Robert Englund, who plays the character of Chief Screw is considered a horror film icon in the US market and is best known for his portrayal of wisecracking dream demon Freddy Krueger in the A Nightmare on Elm Street film franchise.
- Doug Bradley, cast in the role of Wig in Killer Tongue is also known for playing the demon Pinhead in the Hellraiser film franchise. Producer Christopher Figg has worked with Bradley on the first three Hellraiser films and also co-produced the 2002 werewolf film Dog Soldiers.
- Producer Volkert Struycken is the uncle of Carel Struycken, who played Lurch in the Addams Family film seies of the 1990s.
The year in film Edit
Other films that were released in 1996 include: