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La strega in amore (1966)

R  |   |  Horror, Mystery  |  August 1969 (USA)
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A historian goes to a castle library to translate some ancient erotic literature. While there he discovers what he believes to be supernatural forces at work.

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Sergio Logan
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Aura
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Fabrizio
Sarah Ferrati ...
Consuelo Lorente
Margherita Guzzinati ...
Lorna
Vittorio Venturoli ...
Marco Romani
Ivan Rassimov ...
Il bibliotecario
Ester Carloni
Giovanni Ivan Scratuglia
Elisabetta Wilding
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A historian goes to a castle library to translate some ancient erotic literature. While there he discovers what he believes to be supernatural forces at work.

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Both Luis Buñuel and Carlos Saura had considered making a film out of the novel "Aura" by Carlos Fuentes. Fuentes wasn't too happy with this version and declared that either Buñuel or Saura would have done a much better job. See more »

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startling and even disturbing
11 June 2013 | by (Greenwich - London) – See all my reviews

Not perfect but at times startling and even disturbing, this is a fine 1966 b/w film from the versatile director, Damiano Damiani, who made the very different, A Bullet For The General, the same year and later several crime films, including, How To Kill a Judge. Apparently Bunuel at one point considered making this, based upon the book by Carlos Fuentes, and he would no doubt have made it a little more sinister and a little less hysterical. Anyhow, here we have the lovely Rosanna Schiaffino, who would appear in the colourful and equally strange, Check to the Queen a couple of years later. Here she is the love/sex interest, although like her worrying elderly mistress, also takes a turn at the frighteningly weird when she becomes stressed. You will have never seen anything quite like this, despite the seeming familiar theme of possession, and should definitely check it out.


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