E tu vivrai nel terrore - L'aldilą (The Beyond)
E tu vivrai nel terrore - L'aldilą (The Beyond) (1981)

A young woman inherits an old hotel in Louisiana where after a series of supernatural 'accidents', she learns that the building was built over one of the entrances to Hell.

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Horror
Release Date: October 10, 2000
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61%
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78%


Critic Score: 61% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Senseless and plotless horror pic, that's filled with a series of tableaux gimmicky sadistic gore.

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Steve Biodrowski
Cinefantastique

Lucio Fulci's undead epics, with their over-the-top depictions of graphic violence, fall squarely into this splatter category, or so it seems, at first. Actually, there is a little something more going on: a demented, despairing metaphysical speculation.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Fulci opus with inexplicable cult following.

Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

The masterpiece of the great Italian horror director Lucio Fulci.

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Staci Layne Wilson
About.com

Fulci's signature grand-gugnal gore drips in almost every scene.

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Ed Gonzalez
Slant Magazine

Even by Argento standards, Fulci's film is nonsensical to the point of distraction.

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Fernando F. Croce
CinePassion

While reviewers complain about dialogue and plot, Fulci does his best work in nauseous moods and textures

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Nick Schager
Lessons of Darkness

Atmosphere alone can't keep this creaky pseudo-zombie flick from rapidly decaying into confusing, derivative tedium.

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Ed Gonzalez
Apollo Guide

It's never clear what's happening, where the characters are running to, why corpses are hooked up to EKG machines and why "imaginary" characters are prone to the sufferings of the flesh.

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Flixster Audience Score: 78% Flixster User Reviews
Spencer S.
"The Beyond" is a slightly plot-less, surrealist, and frightfully gory horror film that remains cult to this day, and for good reason. For a film that… More
Cassandra Maples
Louisiana, 1927. A group of men storm a local hotel on the edge of a swamp and burst into a painters named Schweick (Antoine Saint-John) room, who they believe… More
AJ Verser
I got pretty confused watching this movie, but maybe I should have tried to pay a little more attention or something. It seemed like a mystery, then a satanic… More
Ariuza koraw
L'Aldila/The Beyond is the film that brought interest in the cinema of Lucio Fulci. I became a big fan of his work after watching this movie. Have seen a… More
Tsubaki Sanjuro
Most movie critics are going to tell you that the Beyond has a plot that makes no sense, that the acting is hit-and-miss, that this is wrong, and this and that.… More
Tim Salmons
A grotesque and intense piece of celluloid from one of the kings of Italian gore. The plot outline itself doesn't really make a whole lot of sense and the… More