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A Woman Possessed (1975)

La papesse (original title)
Laurent, a seemingly normal young man, is looking to join a witches' sect that resides in a forest near his house. The only thing is Laurent's wife Aline also needs to join the sect in ... See full summary »

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Erika Maaz
Jean-François Delacour
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Laurent, a seemingly normal young man, is looking to join a witches' sect that resides in a forest near his house. The only thing is Laurent's wife Aline also needs to join the sect in order to complete his initiation. Aline is understandably reluctant, so the sect heads design a series of events designed to break her down. Written by expendaworzt

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Wild, malefic psychedelic occult pot-boiler from Gallic sleaze-hound Marcel Mercier.
23 January 2014 | by See all my reviews

Wild, malefic psychedelic occult pot-boiler from Gallic sleaze-hound Marcel Mercier. There's more than a pungent whiff of De Sardean maleficence in this ultra lurid confection. If Kult doomsters Electric Wizard made films, this would be one of 'em! With the glorious exception of personal fave Jean Rollin, la belle France is not really known for its frequent explorations into the satanic oeuvre, so that is all the more reason to embrace Mercier's unexpurgated trawl through the occult mire. Much of this delectable filth is redolent of Jess Franco's 'Exorcism', and not just a little from Coffin Joe's Pandora's box of inflamed phantasmagoria. And I must mention the wondrous heavy-vibe electronic score by Eric Demarsan. Tip Top!


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