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Inquisition (1976)
"Inquisición" (original title)

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Period piece set during the Inquisition about a witch-finder general who falls in love with the village beauty, who has made a pact with the devil to seduce and condemn the man who is ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Paul Naschy ...
Bernard de Fossey / Satan
Daniela Giordano ...
Catherine
Mónica Randall ...
Madeleine
Ricardo Merino ...
Nicolas Rodier
Tony Isbert ...
Pierre Burgot
Julia Saly ...
Elvire
Antonio Iranzo ...
Rénover
Juan Luis Galiardo ...
Jean Duprat
Eduardo Calvo ...
Émile
Tota Alba ...
Mabille
María Salerno
Eva León ...
Pierril Fillé
Loreta Tovar ...
(as Loli Tovar)
Isabel Luque
Belén Cristino
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Period piece set during the Inquisition about a witch-finder general who falls in love with the village beauty, who has made a pact with the devil to seduce and condemn the man who is killing off Satan's servants. Written by Humberto Amador

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Typical witch hunter action, but takes a more political stance.(*Spoilers)
15 November 2004 | by (Minneapolis MN USA) – See all my reviews

Following the success of "The Conqueror Worm", and the "Mark Of The Devil" films, Naschy steps up, and adds another "monster" to his resume, with "Inquisition".

'Tis a bad time in this part of the world. The tyrannical rulers, are draining the public, there is little sustenance for the poor, and witchcraft is blamed for many troubles. Naschy enters as the resident witch hunter, and is soon torturing confessions out of many locals. In the dubbed, American version, there is a surprising amount of nudity, and many of the local women cluster together, as the girl who Naschy fancies, sells her soul, to catch a glimpse of the face of the man who killed her lover. There is reasonable 70's gore, and nudity, but this is no "Mark Of The Devil", though it ends much the same. When they shave Naschy's head, and burn him at the stake, he looks uncannily like the final immolation of "the mole", in Jodorowsky's "El Topo", yet seems prescient of Brando, in "Apocalypse Now".


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