A troubled young girl goes to confession at the local church. Unfortunately, the sexually frustrated priest she confesses to becomes obsessed with her. At first, the priest stalks the girl, but later it is revealed that he will stop at nothing, including blackmail and murder, just to get close to her. Written by
Tortured by desires his vows forbid...master of a house of mortal sin!
Did You Know?
Originally Peter Cushing
was offered to play Father Xavier Meldrum and at the time there were some rumours that Cushing hated the script. In 1983, when Cushing acted in Walker's final film, The House of Long Shadows, Walker learned that Cushing actually liked the script, but had other film commitments. See more
Stephanie Beacham can be seen to blink after her character (Vanessa Welch) has been strangled to death. See more
[to Meldrum's infirm mother
He's gone out again, I'm afraid... you're all alone again... with me.
Referenced in Inside the Tower