The Invitation

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The Invitation ★ 2003 (R)

Clunky thriller has wealthy writer Roland Levy (Henriksen) inviting six friends to his island for what turns out to be a deadly dinner invitation. Seems after a near-death experience, Roland poisons his guests so they can too can experience the bliss he felt. He promises the antidote—if they'll reveal their deepest, darkest secrets. 85m/C VHS, DVD . Lance Henriksen, Christopher Shyer, Sarah Jane Redmond, Stefanie von Pfetten, Doug O'Keefe, Fred Henderson; D: Patrick Bermel; W: Patrick Bermel; C: Barney Donlevy; M: Michael Richard Plowman. VIDEO