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this move has a great deal of campy horror film gore. spoilers: a man dismembers his wife with a hatchet and ties up her body parts in brown paper and twine. these parts come alive and strangle the husband to death. the other women comes downstairs and is attacked by the parts. one of the hands attacks her face and she repeatedly hacks at the hand on her face. the next scene shows some severe scars on her face. in the second segment a tailor makes a suit for a strange man. the tailor enters a room in the man's home and you see the body of his dead son in a casket starting to rot. there is a fight and the man's gun goes off killing him. a manequin in the tailors shop comes alive when the tailor attacks his wife. the manequin attacks the tailor. in the third sequence a man is stabbed in the chest with a pair of scissors and an elderly woman is stabbed in the chest with a knife. in the final sequence, a little robot stabs a man in the back of the neck with a scalpal. the robot is smashed and you see guts oozing out. you see the body of an orderly who was strangled and then you watch the strangulation of another doctor with a stethescope.

there is smoking and drinking. there is a women who is given a sedative. she also is a drug addict and you see her popping some pills.

this is a horror movie about an insane asylum. it is meant to be frightening.

Australia:M / Finland:(Banned) (1973) / France:16 / Germany:16 (DVD version) (uncut) / Iceland:16 / Italy:VM18 / Netherlands:18 (original rating) / Sweden:15 / UK:15 / UK:X (original rating) / USA:PG / West Germany:16 (theatrical release, cut)

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