Al filo del hacha (1987)

Spain,
91m
35mm film, colour, 1.85:1
mono, English

A Spanish horror film directed by José Ramón Larraz using the pseudonym Joseph Braunstein.

Plot Summary

A small California town is terrorised by an axe-wielding maniac.

Credits

Crew
Directed by: Joseph Braunstein [real name: José Ramón Larraz]
© MCMLXXXVII [1987] Calepas International, Inc.
Calepas International, Inc. presents
Executive in Charge of Production: Lara Polop
Executive in Charge of Production/Los Angeles: Suzanne Camejo
Produced by: José Frade
Screenplay by: Joaquín Amichatis, Javier Elorrieta, José Frade
Director of Photography: Tote Trenas
Editor: Barry B. Leirer
Music by: Javier Elorrieta
Sound Mixer: Steve Halbert
Wardrobe Ms: Dona Parker
Make-up Artist: Colin Arthur
Hairdresser: Julia Grey
Special Effects: Colin Arthur
Art DIrector: Javier Fernández
Casting: Suzanne Camejo

Cast
Barton Faulks
Christina Marie Lane
Page Moseley
Fred Holliday (Frank McIntosh)
Patty Shepard
Alicia Moro
Jack Taylor
Conrado San Martín
Joy Blackburn
May Heatherly
Elmer Modlin

Alternative Titles

Axolution – Tödliche Begegnung – West German title
A Beira do Machado – Brazilian title
Edge of the Axe – English language title
Al filo del hacha – Mexican title
Pasienten – Norwegian title
Patienten – Danish video title
Sti lampsi tou tsekouriou – Greek title
На острие топора – Russian title

Extracts included in
¡Zarpazos! Un viaje por el Spanish Horror (2013)

References

Books

  • Euro Gothic: Classics of Continental Horror Cinema by Jonathan Rigby p.404