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Amando de Ossorio (screenplay)
Amando de Ossorio (story)
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Release Date:
1975 (USA) See more »
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Have they heard your heart beating? See more »
Plot:
500 years after they were blinded and executed for committing human sacrifices, a band of Templar knights... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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Tony Kendall ... Jack Marlowe
Fernando Sancho ... Mayor Duncan
Esperanza Roy ... Vivian
Frank Braña ... Howard
José Canalejas ... Murdo
Loreta Tovar ... Monica
Ramón Lillo ... Bert
Lone Fleming ... Amalia
Maria Nuria ... Nancy - Amalia's daughter
José Thelman ... Juan - Monica's boyfriend
Juan Cazalilla ... Governor
Betsabé Ruiz ... Governor's maid
Marisol Delgado ... Doncella
Luis Barboo ... Executed Templar
Francisco Sanz ... Station Manager (as Paco Sanz)
Ramón Centenero ... Farmer 1
Cristino Almodóvar ... Farmer 2

Directed by
Amando de Ossorio 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Amando de Ossorio  screenplay
Amando de Ossorio  story

Produced by
Ramón Plana .... producer
 
Original Music by
Antón García Abril 
 
Cinematography by
Miguel Fernández Mila 
 
Film Editing by
José Antonio Rojo 
 
Makeup Department
Antonio Campillo .... assistant makeup artist
José Luis Campos .... makeup artist
Marita Sánchez .... hair stylist
 
Production Management
Ramón Plana .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Paulino González .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Vázquez Hermanos .... property master
Eduardo Hidalgo .... assistant set decorator
 
Special Effects by
Amando de Ossorio .... special effects
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Miguel Barquero .... second operator
Manuel Martínez .... still photographer
Ramón Perdiguero .... assistant camera
 
Editorial Department
Rafael de la Cueva .... assistant editor
 
Other crew
Blanca Astiasu .... script secretary
José Ángel Santos .... production assistant
José Sánchez .... production assistant
 

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Also Known As:
"El ataque de los muertos sin ojos" - Spain (original title)
"The Return of the Evil Dead" - Australia (imdb display title), USA
"Mark of the Devil 5: Return of the Blind Dead" - USA
"Mark of the Devil Part V: Night of the Blind Terror" - USA (video box title)
"Mark of the Devil V" - USA (video title)
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91 min
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Certification:
Australia:MA | Canada:R (Ontario) | Canada:18+ (Quebec) | Germany:BPjM Restricted | Iceland:16 | Italy:VM14 | UK:X (original rating) | UK:18 (re-rating) (1994) | West Germany:18

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Trivia:
The English-dubbed version of this movie, Return of the Evil Dead, popularized the use of the generic term "evil dead" to refer to malevolent undead.See more »
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Continuity: throughout the movie the day changes from a night to day multiple times.See more »
Movie Connections:
Featured in La llamaban La Madrina (1973)See more »

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What are the differences between the International Version and the Spanish Version?
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Guess who wants revenge., 22 January 2011
Author: lost-in-limbo from the Mad Hatter's tea party.

Writer / director Amando de Ossorio's garnished Gothic follow up to the original Spanish feature "Tombs of the Blind Dead" is to some extent an improvement with a much better pace, tautly constructed suspense (where those ominous chants throughout the score draw fear) and plenty of viciously hysterical bloodletting (stomach stabbing and blood dribbling) from the Templar knights. Still with that in mind, I wasn't terribly blown away by "Return of the Blind Dead" and the ending was a real letdown too.

The formula (survivors held up in a church with the zombie templar knights waiting outside) had been bled dry and its repetitive nature to get a little tiresome. Only so much could happen and it shows, but it remained effectively atmospheric in its moody imagery (you can't tire of the haunting slow motion scenes of the templar knights on their horses) and surrounding decors. This time the focus is on the cursed townsfolk who are celebrating the 500th anniversary burning of the Eastern knights that practiced black magic, but soon the nightmare is relived when the knights return from beyond their graves for brutal revenge. There they knock on doors waiting to be invited in, until they realised they are unlocked so they make themselves welcomed to carry on the slaughter behind closed doors. Make-up FX still stands up rather well. The performances are respectable with the likes of Tony Kendall, Lone Fleming, Frank Brana and Fernando Sancho.

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