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Les démons (1973)

R  |   |  Horror  |  5 February 1973 (France)
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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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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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Horror

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5 February 1973 (France)  »

Also Known As:

She-Demons  »

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(Eastmancolor)

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2.35 : 1
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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 Video Nasties: Moral Panic, Censorship & Videotape (2010) See more »

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Jess Franco's The Demons...
7 October 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I quite enjoyed watching The Demons directed By Jess Franco It was rejected in 1972 but later passed uncut in 2008. it is about a witch who is burned at the stake by the inquisition, but before the flames begin to burn her. she manages to curse the Principal witchfinder. The film contains everything from torture, lesbian sex to demonic possession, and also features lesbian nuns around in the film so it is quite a strong film to watch for viewers to see. I think that Jess Franco has directed a lot of good and bad movies. but there does seem many that are enjoyable to watch. I feel that all fans of Jess Franco fans should watch this movie.


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