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People Who Own the Dark, The Print E-mail
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Written by Jay Creepy   
Wednesday, 04 April 2012

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AKA: Último deseo, Blind Planet, Planeta ciego

Directed by: Leon Klimovsky
Written by: Gabriel Burgos
Produced by: Jose Luis Renedo and Salvadore Romero
Cinematography by: Miguel Fernandez Mila
Editing by: Soledad Lopez
Music by: Miguel Asins Arbo
Último deseo, Blind Planet, Planeta ciego Jesus Pena
Cast: Paul Naschy, Alberto De Mendoza, Teresa Gimpera, Tomas Pico
Year: 1976
Language: Spanish (English Dubbed)
Color: Color
Runtime: 1 h 34 min

This Spanish film directed by Leon Klimovsky, was kind of like a Holy Grail to me.  I’d heard about it, seen posters all over Ebay and read up on what sounded like an excellent story, but there was no DVD releases or any decent priced VHS for sale.  It took me a few years until I managed to get a hold of it, when I bought a DVD copy transferred from a VHS for a fiver.  It took a few months to get around to watching it, but when I did it was a blast. "The People Who Own the Dark" was nothing like I expected.  Is that a good thing or a bad thing?  Half-and-half really.

We meet Paul Naschy ("Inquisition") as Borne (minus joke shop werewolf hair), shooting the same bird three times whilst drinking scotch from a table in a field and acting very business like.  We then meet other businessmen and women who are planning on meeting up at a manor house in the middle of the countryside.  We have doctors, psychiatrists, etc.  The reunion goes on and they all decide to head to the cellar and perform a ritual whilst wearing assorted rubber masks (!!??!)  Suddenly, a low rumble splits the ceiling and continues getting louder.  Heading back into the house, a pigeon is flying wildly into the wall, it's eyes totally white, as are the maids -- a similar appearance to Emily in "The Beyond."  The phones and radios are dead, and they are isolated.

The idiots!  The fools!  Huh Huh!”, exclaims a cast member when they figure out that they’ve missed a nuclear explosion.  To avoid the oncoming radiation clouds, they plan to stock up on supplies and hide in the cellar for a month or two.  This means heading to the local village where they discover the survivors are blind and very desperate for help and are protective of their food.  This problem isn’t helped when one of the rich lads decides to stab a blind villager who stumbles around sightlessly with a rifle.  Most of the villagers are in the church bouncing off the walls, all wearing sunglasses or bandages to save on contact lenses.  The same rich lad decides to open fire on a few, and you know all hell will break loose soon.

Back at the manor, one doctor cracks and becomes a sort of fat, bearded, naked gibbering lunatic on all fours.  This scene is incredibly random.  Out of nowhere, he scuttles by a doorway nude.  Two younger cast members take their chances by heading to the village and find out just how mad the blind villagers have become; they are beaten to death by sticks.  Soon the crowds are surrounding the manor and begin an "Assault on Precinct 13" siege, heavily inspired by "Night of the Living Dead" -- hands through the door, that sort of thing.

If you can ignore the plot holes and lack of reality, there is much to enjoy here. Some scenes are quite tense as characters sneak around rooms filled with the blind. "The People Who Own the Dark" is bloodless, apart from a brief eye gouging and one or two bullet shots.  Paul Naschy takes a step back and Alberto De Mendoza takes central place as Professor Fulton.  It’s all rather predictable if you’ve seen endless zombie or post radiation movies, or even Romero’s "The Crazies," but it is enjoyable.  Be in a charitable mood.

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"The People Who Own the Dark" screenshot on Severed Cinema

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"The People Who Own the Dark" screenshot on Severed Cinema

"The People Who Own the Dark" screenshot on Severed Cinema

"The People Who Own the Dark" screenshot on Severed Cinema

"The People Who Own the Dark" screenshot on Severed Cinema

"The People Who Own the Dark" screenshot on Severed Cinema

"The People Who Own the Dark" screenshot on Severed Cinema

"The People Who Own the Dark" screenshot on Severed Cinema

"The People Who Own the Dark" screenshot on Severed Cinema

"The People Who Own the Dark" screenshot on Severed Cinema

"The People Who Own the Dark" screenshot on Severed Cinema

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