Eyes of Fire

Eyes of Fire

Directed by Avery Crounse

On the 18th century frontier, an adulterous preacher and his followers flee to ‘the promised land’ only to enter a valley of lust, madness, pagan vengeance and hallucinatory terror. In 1983, acclaimed photographer Avery Crounse made his debut as writer/director with what is considered to be the seminal American folk horror film. Misunderstood by audiences and mishandled by distributors, it has remained virtually unseen until now.

On the 18th century frontier, an adulterous preacher and his followers flee to ‘the promised land’ only to enter a valley of lust, madness, pagan vengeance and hallucinatory terror.

Cast: Dennis Lipscomb, Guy Boyd, Rebecca Stanley, Sally Klein, Karlene Crockett

Member Reviews

Updating to 5 on my second viewing.

Junkhead
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4 hours ago

didnt really liked how they portrayed my people as savages and devils

orlok
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51 seconds ago

Wow that was just amazing! It’s a true shame that this didn’t get the accolades it deserves. Great dialogue and full use of 1983 effects.

glowingvenom
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11 hours ago

Loved this one! Good story, a little creepy, a little confusing but worth watching

AzulPlague
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19 hours ago

Fast-paced, well-shot, and significantly better than you'd expect! Feels somehow off-brand in every respect, and the loopy editing might not be intentional... but there's an eerie sophistication and slickness at play here. Great cast-- shouts to Grandpa from 'Silent Night, Deadly Night'-

DobroZorroo
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1 day ago