Amazons (1986 film)

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Amazons FilmPoster.jpeg
Theatrical release film poster by Boris Vallejo
Directed byAlejandro Sessa
Written byCharles R. Saunders
Based onThe short story Agbewe’s Sword by Charles R. Saunders
Produced byRoger Corman
Héctor Olivera
StarringPenelope Reed
Danitza Kingsley
Joseph Whipp
Ty Randolph
Jacques Arndt
CinematographyLeonard Solis
Edited byEdward Lowe
Music byOscar Camp
Distributed byConcorde-New Horizons (US)
Concorde & Aries Films Internacional (Argentina)
Release date
Running time
76 minutes
United States

Amazons is a 1986 Argentine-American fantasy adventure film directed by Alejandro Sessa and starring Penelope Reed, Danitza Kingsley, Joseph Whipp, Ty Randolph, and Jacques Arndt. The screenplay was written by Charles R. Saunders, based on his short story Agbewe’s Sword, which first appeared in the 1979 anthology Amazons![1] The short story is part of the series Dossouye, about the real-life female warriors of the West African Kingdom of Dahomey, the series of short stories was gathered in a novel published by Saunders in 2008.[2]


Amazons is an epic story that follows a legendary tribe of warrior women from a mythical time.


  • Mindi Miller ... Dyala (as Windsor Taylor Randolph)
  • Penelope Reed ... Tashi
  • Joseph Whipp ... Kalungo
  • Danitza Kingsley ... Tashinge
  • Wolfram Hecht ... Matlin (as Wolfram Hoechst)
  • Jacques Arndt [es] ... High Priest
  • Charles Finch ... Timar
  • Francisco Cocuzza ... Baliguri (as Frank Cocza)
  • Santiago Mallo ... Halfhead
  • Anita Larronde ... Emerald Queen (as Annie Larronde)
  • Armando Capo ... Hitron (as Armand Capó)
  • Maria Fournery ... Vishiti (as Mary Fournery)
  • Nöelle Balfour ... Lati
  • Esther Velázquez ... Azundati
  • Marcos Woinsky ... Artan (as Marc Woinsky)
  • Fabiana Smith ... Lioness (Akam)
  • William Reta ... Guard
  • Lena Marie Johansson ... Female Noble #1
  • Linda Guzmán ... Female Noble #2


  1. ^ Jessica Amanda Salmonson (March 17, 2009). "Wild Realm Reviews: Golden Temple Amazons". Film Reviews at The Weird Wild Realm of Paghat the Ratgirl. Retrieved 2009-10-08.
  2. ^ Fiction Review: Dossouye by Charles R. Saunders

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