Lucker (1986)

16mm film, Eastmancolor, 1.33:1

A Belgian horror film directed by Johan Vandewoestijne.

Plot Summary

Serial rapist necrophile John Lucker has been transferred to a private clinic eight years after he was first caught and institutionalised. Almost immediately, he kills two of his nurses, escapes and heads for the nearest town looking for Cathy Jordan, The only survivor of his original rampage. Along the way he murders more women.


Directed by: Johan Vandewoestijne
Copyright: Desert Productions
Desert Productions, V.D.S. Films
Executive Producer: Johan Vandewoestijne
Producers: Filip Beys, André Coppens
Script: Johan Vandewoestijne, John Kupferschmidt, Winnie Bauwens, Bieke Janssen
Director of Photography: John Kupferschmidt
Editor: Johan Vandewoestijne
Music: Geert Beernaert, Peter Bonne, François Lamoral, Chris Minjauw, Johan Minjauw
Sound: Filip Beys
Costume Designer: Filip Beys
Make Up Artist: Helga Vandevelde
Special Effects: Filip Beys
Production Designer: Filip Beys

Nick Van Suyt (John Lucker)
Helga Vandevelde (Cathy Jordan)
Let Jotts (prostitute)
Marie Claes (Sharon)
Martine Scherre (Christine)
Carry Van Middel (An)
John Edwards (friend)
Tony Castillo
Veerle Dendooven (nurse)
Frans Schepens (agent)
Werner Onre (man reading newspaper)
Nico Karadjian (dealer)
Eddy Cosaert (driver)
Heidi Callewaart (video customer)
Francis Impe
Frank Van Laecke (Bobby)
Freek Neyrinck
Ann Piessen (Christine)

Alternative Titles

Lucker the Necrophagous



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