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Black Sunday [Blu-ray] [1960]

  • SKU: 26128231
  • Release Date: 02/24/2015
  • Rating: NR
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    Overview

    Ratings & Reviews


    Overall Customer Rating:
    100% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (5 out of 5)

    Special Features


    • Mario Bava theatrical trailers

    Synopsis


    Black Sunday
    Generally considered to be the foremost example of Italian Gothic horror, this darkly atmospheric black-and-white chiller put director Mario Bava on the international map and made the bewitching Barbara Steele a star. Steele plays Princess Asa, a high priestess of Satan who is gruesomely executed in 1600s Moldavia by having a spiked mask hammered into her face. Before she dies, Asa vows revenge on the family who killed her and returns from the grave two centuries later to keep her promise. In a striking resurrection scene replete with bats, scorpions and fog, Asa rises from the tomb to claim her bloody vengeance. With vampires, bubbling flesh, dank crypts, undead servants and torch-bearing mobs, the plot is a little ripe, but the visuals are Bava's primary consideration. The atmosphere is so heavy and the imagery so dense that the film becomes nearly too rich in texture, but the sheer, ghastly beauty of it all is entrancing. Although this was only the second of Bava's twenty-six films as director, it is undoubtedly his best and the one upon which most of his considerable reputation rests. ~ Robert Firsching, Rovi

    Cast & Crew


    • Barbara Steele
      Barbara Steele - Asa / Katia
    • Ivo Garrani
      Ivo Garrani - Prince Vaida
    • Andrea Checchi
      Andrea Checchi - Dr. Tomas Kruvajan
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      Arturo Dominici - Javuto
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      Enrico Olivieri - Constantin



    Customer rating

    Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 5 reviews

    100%
    would recommend to a friend
    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Great flick

      Posted
      Pinkfloyd1967
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      Great movie with Barbara Steele.Highly recommend it. Love these old classics

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Great Classic Movie

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      pinkfloyd1967
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      • Top 250 ContributorTop 250 Contributor

      Another great classic Barbara Steele movie... highly recommended

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Creepy, gothic horror from Mario Bava!

      Posted
      WDB128
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      Eerie and atmospheric, Black Sunday is an "old school" chiller, gotgeously shot in black and white.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Classic, Must see

      Posted
      acoates13
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      I just bought this on Blu Ray. The copy is wonderful. A great film made even better with a good copy.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Love it!

      Posted
      Dave
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      Seen this a long time ago. but the remastered version had to be bought.

      I would recommend this to a friend



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