The Demoniacs (Unrated Extended Cut) (Blu-ray)
Directed by Jean Rollin
the Devil Miletic Zivomir
Writer Jean Rollin
Composed by Pierre Raph
Produced by Lionel Wallmann and Pierre Querut
Directed by Jean Rollin
A Poe-like study of guilt and revenge, THE DEMONIACS (Les Démoniaques) concerns a band of "wreckers" who rape and murder two young sisters, the survivors (Lieva Lone, Patricia Hermenier) of a ship they have lured into coastal rocks and plundered. The ghostly sisters haunt the Captain and obtain help from a mysterious clown (Mirielle d'Argent) who leads them to an impressive disused cathedral. There they meet a gnostic priest (Ben Zimet) standing guard over a cell that harbors the Devil himself (Miletic Zivomir), who empowers the angelic girls sexually with the evil necessary to exact their revenge.
If ever one of Rollin's films was presided over by a singular compelling presence, it is that of Joelle Coeur, the mysterious auburn-tressed female lead. As Tina the Wrecker, Coeur seems to incarnate the perverse libido, stripping and publicly pleasuring herself while in thrall to the rape and pillage of her gruff associates.
(excerpt of the essay by Tim Lucas)
Blu-ray Extras Include:
- Mastered in HD from the 35mm negative
- French with optional English subtitles
- Introduction by Jean Rollin
- Two deleted sex scenes (10 min.)
- Additional deleted footage (2 min.)
- Interview with Jean Bouyxou
- Interview with Natalie Perrey
- 16-page booklet with an essay by Tim Lucas, editor of Video Watchdog
- Original theatrical trailer
- Original trailers of seven other Rollin films
"One of Rollin's most impressive yet atypical films." - Tim Lucas, Editor of VIDEO WATCHDOG
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