A narrator extols hoow before the rise of civilizationvirgin sacrifices were used to placate monsters.
Now in the present day, Neil and his new wife, Sherry, have traveled to a Mediterranean islandto find Neil's
sister, Madeline, who has disappeared for several months. Looking around, the villagers give them the eye of
the "We don't want you on our island" vibe...
This movie is still better than the extended cut
Later, Neil finds Madeline with Frye. He is not sure why either
of them are acting so strange from Madeline's spaciness or Frye's Shakespeare quoting while holding a knife at
C'mon George Lucas, I've heard about a movie Return of
That night, Frye takes his boat out and dives to an underground cavern he's been exploring for months. He
blows out a tunnel. This will be a important plot point...
Madeline has been having strange dreams of sacrifices.
At least, there's something that looks a bit more colorful
than the usual scenes.
The next day, our characters, Neil, Sherry, Madeline, Frye, and Babs are out on the boat and hit something
that cracks the boat's prop. Returning to the island, the villagers are upset because one of the local girls
has disappeared while swimming.
Later, at the convent, Madeline has been uncovering a second layer to a icon painting and discovered that
there's another layer to it, too. The head of the convent is terrified of what Madeline has found so far with
Madeline getting more and more nutty.
Babs is hanging around the beach. Taking a dip in the sea, something gets het...
The characters are told that a shark got Babs. Later, Babs's and the other girl's bodies are found. The
cemetary service begins but is delayed when Nereus, the village elder, has both girls buried with coins to pay the
ferryman for across the River Styx.
This is not any kind of boating accident...
Later, Frye goes back to his diving and is angry when he finds some of his equipment has been disturbed. Neil
heads down afterwards. Frye reveals that Madeline led him to the cave.
The village kids are playing around a cliff. Frye sees that a girl is thrown off the cliff and her mother
jumps in to rescue her. Let the Ponit of View Monster attack... Frye is able to rescue the girl and sees the
Pretty much any special effect would have a more intimidating
monster than this one...
That night, Frye explains what's happened so far. Elsewhere, Madeline is still uncovering the final layer of
The villagers are starting some sort of ceremony because Frye has awakened the evil. Nereus explains how the
virgin woman will sacrifice herself. Madeline runs off after uncovering the icon and is horribly distraught.
Frye heads to the convent and finds the painting.
Madeline dives to the hidden cave. Neil chases after her and finds Frye rigging an explosive charge to destroy
the mosnter. Neil takes Madeline up before Frye blows up the cavern and destroys the creature.
The next day, Neil, Sherry, and Madeline leave the island as Nereus and his granddaughter watch them leave.