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Bell from Hell (1973)
"La campana del infierno" (original title)

Unrated  |   |  Horror, Thriller  |  1 October 1973 (Spain)
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A young man is released from an asylum and returns home for revenge on his aunt and her three daughters, who had him declared insane in order to steal his inheritance.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Renaud Verley ...
Juan (John in English version)
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Marta
Alfredo Mayo ...
Don Pedro
Maribel Martín ...
Esther
Nuria Gimeno ...
Teresa
Christina von Blanc ...
María (as Christine Betzner)
Saturno Cerra ...
The Shepherd
Nicole Vesperini ...
Don Pedro's Wife
Erasmo Pascual ...
Priest
Antonio Puga ...
Don Pedro's Hunting Partner
Juan Cazalilla ...
Don Pedro's Hunting Partner
Tito García ...
Don Pedro's Hunting Partner
Rosetta Vellisca ...
The Shepherd's Daughter
Ángel Blanco ...
Dr. Junqueiro
Susana Latour ...
Juan's mother
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A young man is released from an asylum and returns home for revenge on his aunt and her three daughters, who had him declared insane in order to steal his inheritance. Written by Arthur Workman <arthur49@user1.channel1.com>

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Horror | Thriller

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ESP 23,656,574 (Spain)
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Director Claudio Guerín Hill fell from the tower housing the title bell on the last day of shooting and was killed. The film was completed by Juan Antonio Bardem. See more »

Quotes

Marta: I don't know how you can live with all theses animals.
Juan: I like animals. They are real. They eat when they are hungry. They sleep when they are tired and they fuck when they are in heat. You never been in heat, aunt!
Marta: It's enough.
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Deserves to have a cult following
10 February 2002 | by See all my reviews

This fascinating and completely off-the-wall horror/art film is full of memorable imagery and surprising shocks. It's about a man who is released from a mental hospital into the care of his aunt and her daughters. They want to drive him mad again to inherit his vast estate, but he turns the tables on them in a series of surreal and sometimes disturbing "tricks". One of the best scenes takes place in a dungeon. The film is original and you never know where it's going. Worth seeking out.


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