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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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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: Draconian Days (2014) See more »

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a tale of medieval lesbian nuns from the great Jesus Franco - HOT!
22 May 2004 | by (Birmingham, UK) – See all my reviews

After an old witch is burned at the stake by the inquisition her two nun daughters execute a revenge which amounts to them seducing every man and woman that comes their way. Dealing with lust and anguish (frequent themes in Franco work),'Les démons' is quite a polished work by Franco's standards. Widescreen compositions are impressive and psychedelic music outstanding(a catchy guitar tune starts playing every time there is a bare flesh on the screen). Sadly Jess Franco didn't bother to hire a good cameraman, so some shots are out of focus, especially during zooms. Still, the camera-work in 'Les démons' is much better then in such later Jess Franco movies as 'White cannibal queen', for example. Regular Jess Franco actor Howard Vernon ("The awful Dr. Orloff") has a supporting role. Recommended for Franco admirers and those who find the idea of lesbian nuns hot.


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