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L'éventreur de Notre-Dame
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Director:
Writers:
Jesús Franco (screenplay)
Jesús Franco (story)
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Release Date:
20 August 1975 (France) See more »
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Tagline:
...practitioner of gruesome satanic rites.
Plot:
A madman conducts a private inquisition to exorcise demons by torturing women to death. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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(5 articles)
Wamg Tribute: Director Jess Franco – 1930-2013
 (From WeAreMovieGeeks.com. 2 April 2013, 8:34 AM, PDT)

Rest in Peace: Jess "Jesus" Franco
 (From Dread Central. 2 April 2013, 5:00 AM, PDT)

Exorcism and Female Vampire | Blu-ray Review
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Sleazy,dirty and enjoyable trash. See more (23 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Lina Romay ... Anne (as Rosa Almirall)
Catherine Lafferière ... Martine

Jesús Franco ... Mathis Vogel (as Jess Frank)
Nadine Pascal ... Rose, a sadist (as Lynn Monteil)
Pierre Taylou ... Pierre de Franval
Roger Germanes ... Malou, the deputy inspector
Monica Swinn ... Maria, a sadist
France Nicolas ... The Countess
Sam Marée ... David Carter
François Guillaume ... Martine's Lover
Caroline Rivière ... Gina, the Nightclub Girl (as Carole Riviere)
Philippe Lebrun
Olivier Mathot ... Inspector Tanner
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Antonio de Cabo ... (extended edition)
Maria Forlan
Richard Bigotini ... The Count's Butler (uncredited)
Claude Boisson ... Bidouille, the Poacher (uncredited)
Raymond Hardy ... Hotel Receptionist (uncredited)
Claude Sendron ... The Count (uncredited)
Daniel White ... The Doctor (uncredited)

Directed by
Jesús Franco  (as James P. Johnson)
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Henri Bral de Boitselier  writer
Jesús Franco  screenplay (as David Khune)
Jesús Franco  story (as David Khune)
James C. Garner  writer
Marius Lesoeur  (as A.L. Mariaux)

Produced by
Daniel Lesoeur .... associate producer
Marius Lesoeur .... producer
 
Original Music by
André Bénichou 
Daniel White 
 
Cinematography by
Raymond Heil 
 
Film Editing by
Pierre Quérut 
 
Production Management
Marius Lesoeur .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Richard Bigotini .... assistant director (as Pierre Cateson)
Jean-Pierre Ducroux .... assistant director
F. Somet .... assistant director
 

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Also Known As:
"Chains and Black Leather" - Canada (English title)
"Demoniac" - USA (cut version)
"Exorcism and Black Masses" - USA (X-rated version)
"Exorcisms" - USA (video title)
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Runtime:
95 min | Argentina:93 min | Spain:90 min
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Certification:
Argentina:18 | UK:(Banned) (original rating) | UK:18 (re-rating) (cut)

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1 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
Sleazy,dirty and enjoyable trash., 17 August 2008
Author: HumanoidOfFlesh from Chyby, Poland

A sadistic priest Paul Vogel played by Jesus Franco himself makes his living by writing pornography for a S&M magazine.His publisher Franval praises Vogel's work for its authenticity unaware that the mad priest draws inspiration from the exorcisms and inquisitions he undertakes in order to save sinners' souls.Vogel discovers that Franval and his cohorts indulge in satanic games and embarks upon a new series of divinely inspired murder.Of course there is a team of investigators hot on the trail of this sadistic sex murderer.I saw this film under the title "Exorcism".It's a typical Franco's chock full of sleaze and misogynistic violence.There isn't much gore to speak of,but plenty of whipping,rough sex and knife play.The killing scenes look very cheap and the story is paper-thin.However if you are a fan of depraved smut give this one a look.

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