Based on the novel by Liz Jensen, THE 9TH LIFE OF LOUIS DRAX explores the mystery of the most accident prone boy who has survived electrocutions, drownings, poisonings, and other freak accidents but now lies in a coma after a fatal fall. As a neurologist seeks to find a way to communicate with him, Louis goes on a journey of his own in his brain and reaches out to the living in strange and miraculous ways.
Alex deRenzy pushes the envelope again with BABYFACE. When dock worker Dan is caught with teenage tease Priscilla, he is left for dead and takes shelter in a male brothel. When Priscilla's stabby mother learns of his whereabouts, she plans to crash the party.
Hulking buddy has an axe to grind and he turns teenagers into Bacon Bits in SLAUGHTERHOUSE. When the county tries to foreclose on Lester Bacon's run-down slaughterhouse, he and his son start taking out those who try to profit from the sale and anyone else who wanders along.
Filipino action hack Cirio H. Santiago takes on ROAD WARRIOR in this cut-rate ripoff in which water is scare and those who have a source have the power. A late release by Roger Corman's New World Pictures.
James Herbert's best-selling horror novel hits the screen as the Ozploitation classic THE SURVIVOR. When an airline crashes into an Australian village, the only survivor of three hundred casualties is the pilot who emerges unscathed but without his memory. As bad thing start happening to people involved in the investigation and those who seek to prophet from it, it becomes apparent that the spirits of the restless dead want the pilot to discover who was behind the crash.
The awful Dr. Orloff is back (briefly) in DR. ORLOFF'S MONSTER as the mentor of Dr. Fisherman who has created a robot from the reanimated corpse of the brother he murdered for sleeping with his wife. Using ultrasonic transmitters, Dr. Fisherman commands his creation to do away with the women in his life until his niece comes to the castle to visit looking for information about her dead father.
Composer turned filmmaker Cyril Morin explores themes of love, sacrifice, and redemption in the three films that comprise AN AMERICAN TRILOGY. In THE ACTIVIST, a lawyer for the AIM movement and his brother-in-law are held in a remote two man precinct at the height of the occupation of Wounded Knee for mysterious reasons. In NY84, singer Kate, photographer Anton, and poet Keith complete each other but their world of bohemian artists, drugs, and nightclubbing is about to be shattered by the emergency of the AIDS crisis in the eighties New York. Finally, in HACKER'S GAME, hackers Soyan and Loise fall in love but their relationship is manipulated by an unscrupulous corporation with wide-ranging and corrupt interests.