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Black Sunday

In 1630 Moldavia, Princess Asa is burnt at the stake by her brother under suspicion of witchcraft, but not before she threatens revenge from beyond the grave. 200 years later the blood of a curious stranger awakens her deadly curse…

Shot in sumptuous black and white, La maschera del demonio is Mario Bava’s masterpiece and one of the originators of the Italian Gothic craze of the 1960s. Its worldwide success launched the career of leading actress Barbara Steele, who appears in a double role.