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The Demons (1973)

Les démons (original title)
A group of nun's become possessed by demons and are then tortured in a dungeon of horrors during the inquisition.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Anne Libert ...
Kathleen
Britt Nichols ...
Margaret
Doris Thomas ...
Mother Rosalinda
Karin Field ...
Lady De Winter
Cihangir Gaffari ...
Lord Justice Jeffries (as John Foster)
Luis Barboo ...
Truro
Howard Vernon ...
Lord Malcolm De Winter
Alberto Dalbés ...
Thomas Renfield
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Rosa Palomar
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A group of nun's become possessed by demons and are then tortured in a dungeon of horrors during the inquisition.

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Erotic horror... Torture... Witchcraft.

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5 February 1973 (France)  »

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She-Demons  »

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(Eastmancolor)

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The film was rejected for UK cinema in 1972 and eventually passed fully uncut for DVD in 2008 on the Redemption label. See more »

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Referenced in Ban the Sadist Videos! (2005) See more »

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it is the sex scenes that predominate
24 February 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Despite a little over use of the zoom lens now and again and inexplicably repeated lines this is a pretty well made Jess Franco movie. The budget must have been decent because picture quality and cinematography above par with some excellent location shooting, inside and outside. Costumes are also good, he must have borrowed those from some other film, and there is some effort to keep the tale within known historical events. None of this is to say, however, that there aren't lashings of sex. There is some torture but not overly done, no it is the sex scenes that predominate and fairly erotic and varied they are too. Anne Libert does well in the lead and generously shares her body with most of the rest of the leads. Howard Vernon is set against type for once and I reckon acquitted himself better than when he is given reign to go jumping and over acting everywhere


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