500 years after they were blinded and executed for committing human sacrifices, a band of Templar knights returns from the grave to terrorize a rural Portuguese village during it's centennial celebration. Being blind, the Templars find their victims through sound, usually the screams of their victims. Taking refuge in a deserted cathedral, a small group of people must find a way to escape from the creatures.Written by
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The Anchor Bay version claims to be uncut, however it is actually missing quite a bit of footage. Most of the gore has been cut out, along with a few other minor scenes. Here is a complete list of the missing footage:
During the opening flashback, all shots of the knife plunging into the woman's chest have been removed, as well as the shots of the Templars removing her heart.
There is a brief line of dialogue from one of the Templar Knights missing just before he is blinded by the villagers.
A shot of a woman, tied and gagged in the trunk of a car, has been cut from during the fireworks display.
A complete sequence has been cut in which the woman from the previous shot is tied to a wall by Murdo the village idiot and stabbed between the breasts. This particular cut makes it unclear why the Templars suddenly return from the grave. In the uncut version, this scene establishes that Murdo has deliberately summoned the Templars by offering a human sacrifice.
A single shot of blood dripping down a telephone and onto the floor has been removed.
Two close-up shots have been removed which show Bert's stomach being punctured by swords, along with an intervening shot of the Mayor watching from a nearby window.
The scene where the little girl leaves a room and encounters the Mayor (just before he leads her outside) has been cut.
Various close-ups of swords entering the Mayor's body have been removed.
A single close-up of a sword penetrating Amalia's stomach has been cut.
A single shot of blood spurting from Murdo's neck after he has been beheaded has been removed.
Just before the camera pans down to reveal that Howard has fallen onto a spear, a few shots of his face have been removed.
A single shot of the village square has been cut, just before Vivian, Jack, and Nancy leave the church.
The blind dead Templars return again from the 13th century with this creepy story.The film starts when the village's idiot(Jose Canalejas) awakes the priests warriors from the tomb.Ancient Zombies return of graves causing wreak havoc on the small community where are celebrating centennial festivities ,terrizing and torturing the rural population.There rules a tyrant Mayor(Fernando Sancho) and his underlings(Frank Braña).They make a brutal massacre into village square and the protagonists are surrounded in the church.Meanwhile the starring (Tony Kendall) saves the damsel(Esperanza Roy )in disgrace.
This atmospheric horror movie contains eerie scenes when appear the living dead Templars .This is the following of the first great success and immensely popular ¨Tombs of the Blind dead¨ which to be continued by a trilogy: Return of evil dead,Horror of Zombies and Night of the seagulls. The Zombi-like are blinded by crows but they made human sacrifices and were executed and the clergymen return eventually to the life.They encounter their victims by means of screams and sounds. In the movie appear famous actors of Eurotrash and Spaghetti Western as Fernando Sancho(usual roles of fat Mexican),Frank Braña(habitual secondary in Sergio Leone Western),Tony Kendall( an usual player for Amando Ossorio as When the screaming stops and People who own the dark) and Lone Fleming,main actress in the original film:The tombs of the blind dead.Creepy and frightening music especially when the dead attack is created by Anton Garcia Abril . This lack budget film is regularly directed by Amando De Ossorio.
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