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La Ceremonia Sangrienta

La Ceremonia Sangrienta

Ewa Aulin
Director: Jorge Grau Cast: Ewa Aulin
Ewa Aulin
, Lucia Bosé
Lucia Bosé
, Lola Gaos
Lola Gaos
Jorge Grau


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This bloody Spanish horror film mines the same vein (no pun intended) as Hammer's Countess Dracula (even released the same year), taking as its source the allegedly true tale of the Hungarian Countess Bathory -- who believed she could maintain eternal youth by routinely bathing in the blood of slain virgins. In an attempt to seduce and marry a charming young soldier, she is compelled to murder young maids again and again, while masquerading as her own teenage daughter. Unfortunately, she finds that she needs more frequent applications of this ghastly beauty treatment in order to prevent herself from transforming into a withered old hag -- naturally, both her plans and her body end up falling to pieces. Written and directed by Jorge Grau, who would later find more success with the equally-imitative but genuinely eerie zombie-fest Don't Open the Window.

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Product Details

Release Date: 07/15/2015
UPC: 0644827446124
Original Release: 1972
Source: Reel Vault
Sales rank: 33,656

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Ewa Aulin Marina
Lucia Bosé Countess Elizabeth Bathory
Lola Gaos Actor
Silvano Tranquilli Actor
Espartaco Santoni Karl
Ana Farra Actor

Technical Credits
Jorge Grau Director,Screenwriter
Fernando Arribas Cinematographer
Sandro Continenza Screenwriter
Carlo Savina Score Composer
Jose Maria Gonzalez Sinde Producer
Juna Tabar Screenwriter
Oberdan Troiani Cinematographer

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