Main Content

Baba Yaga [Blu-ray] [1973]

  • SKU: 19825748
  • Release Date: 02/28/2012
  • Rating: NR

Item Added.View List

Add to List

    No lists found. Create one today.
    Add Item
    Cardmember Offers


    Ratings & Reviews

    Overall Customer Rating:
    100% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (1 out of 1)

    Special Features

    • Farina & Valentina - interview with co-writer/director Corrado Farina
    • Freud in color - Guido Crepax documentary
    • Deleted and censored scenes
    • Theatrical trailer
    • Poster & still gallery
    • Comic book-to-film comparison


    Baba Yaga
    This weird, psycho-sexual horror tale -- the kind they do so well in Italy -- is based on an S&M-flavored comic series by erotic artist Guido Crepax, creator of the popular character "Valentina" -- played here by Isabelle De Funes. Valentina is a fashion photographer who comes under the spell of the enigmatic witch Baba Yaga (Carroll Baker), who may in fact be the legendary sorceress of Russian folklore. It is in this magical abode that Valentina eventually becomes a captive, tormented mentally and physically... or is it all the product of her overactive imagination? Director Corrado Farina seems unable to make up his mind either, choosing instead to get lost in the sensual ambiance which only vaguely manages to re-create the dark, hedonistic fantasy-land of Crepax's works. ~ Cavett Binion, Rovi

    Cast & Crew

    • Carroll Baker
      Carroll Baker - Baba Yaga
    • Image coming soon
      George Eastman - Arno
    • Ely Galleani
      Ely Galleani - Annette

    Customer rating

    Rating 4 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    would recommend to a friend

    Most relevant reviews

    See all customer reviews
    • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

      Baba O Yaga

      • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
      • My Best Buy® Elite Plus MemberElite Plus Member
      • Top 1000 ContributorTop 1000 Contributor

      An underrated horror hybrid that draws inspiration from Jean Luc Godard

      I would recommend this to a friend

    Product images, including color, may differ from actual product appearance.