Mini-skirt sporting Elke Sommer is menaced by Orson Welles-regular Joseph Cotten (The Magnificent Ambersons), a four-centuries old sadistic nobleman bent on restoring his youth, in Bava's gruesome, Grand Guignol gothic melodrama, shot in suitably atmospheric locations in the Austrian Alps.
Massimo Girotti (from Luchino Visconti's Ossessione) co-stars.
New 35mm print. English language version.
Special thanks to producer Afredo Leone for making this print available.
"A heady exercise in style, with several brilliantly mounted sequences, a convincing, insistent air of horror and unforgettable imagery" Images Movie Journal