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Guardian of Hell (1981)

L'altro inferno (original title)
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Nuns become possessed by the Devil and lust after the abbot!


(as Stefan Oblowsky)


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Complete credited cast:
Franca Stoppi ...
Mother Vincenza
Carlo De Mejo ...
Father Valerio
Francesca Carmeno ...
Susan Forget ...
Sister Rosaria
Franco Garofalo ...
Boris (as Frank Garfeeld)
Paola Montenero ...
Sister Assunta
Ornella Picozzi ...
(as Sandy Samuel)
Andrea Aureli ...
Father Inardo (as Andrew Ray)


A priest investagates paranormal activity at a nuns' convent where a deep, dark secret is about to resurface in the guise of murder! Could the devil be behind this, or is that just what Mother Superior wants everyone to believe? Written by Humberto Amador

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Release Date:

22 January 1981 (Italy)  »

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Guardian of Hell  »

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Did You Know?


Mother Vincenza: The genitals are the door to evil! The vagina, the uterus, the womb; the labyrinth that leads to hell; the devil's tools!
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Referenced in Paura: Lucio Fulci Remembered - Volume 1 (2008) See more »


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One of Mattei's finest
24 January 2004 | by (Arizona USA) – See all my reviews

THE OTHER HELL (1980) *** Franca Stoppi, Carlo De Mejo. In this Bruno Mattei film, a young priest (De Mejo), is sent to a convent to investigate a series of bizarre and brutal murders. The nuns think Satan is to blame; the priest thinks the murders are the work of a psychopath. The truth turns out to be something in between. Stylish direction by Mattei, a stunning performance by Stoppi (who was even more brilliant in Joe D'Amato's Beyond the Darkness), and a pulse-pounding score by Goblin combine to make this a solid offering. Recommended.

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