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Richard
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Leonor
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Catherine
Antonio Ferrandis ...
Thomas
José María Prada
Ángel del Pozo ...
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José Guardiola
George Rigaud ...
Catherine's father (as Jorge Rigaud)
José María Caffarel ...
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Piero Vida
Tito García
Francisco Nieto ...
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José Moreno
Ana Gasber
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Richard is a medieval nobleman. After his first wife dies in an accident and is buried in the family vault, he remarries and has children by his second wife. A mad longing for his first wife Leonor comes over him, and he sells his soul to the devil for a chance to get her back. But when she returns, she is a murderous vampire. Written by Ørnås

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Mistress of the Devil  »

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Amazing romantic horror tragedy
28 May 2008 | by (Somerville Mass) – See all my reviews

There are no vampires here, the synopsis given here is incorrect. What you get is a devastating film that details a love lost but never forgotten, and what happens when that lost love returns 10 years later resulting in murder, chaos and violence. Even more impressive, the film does not resort to nudity or gore to keep the viewer's attention. The cast is excellent, the script and story are fresh and inventive, and the direction hits all the right notes. Truly a one of a kind horror film, absolutely NOT for the slasher / torture porn crowd. The Magnetic video from 1980 contains the 85 min English dubbed version. The IMDb lists 100 min for the Spanish version, which is set for DVD release in June 2008. The dubbing is above average and nothing seems missing from the 85 min version, but I'm curious about the Spanish DVD when it comes out. This could be the ultimate art house horror!


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