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The Devils, 1971

The Devils
Directed by: Ken Russell
Written by: Aldous Huxley
Language:  English
Country:  UK
Runtime:  111 min
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The Devils can be described as disturbing, sexual, and atmospheric. The plot revolves around sexual abuse, the clergy, and religions or cults. The main genres are period, drama, and horror. In approach, The Devils is serious. It is set, at least in part, in a convent. It is located in London and France. The Devils takes place in the 17th century and in the middle ages. It is adapted from a play and based on a book. The movie has received attention for being controversial and critically acclaimed.

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The Devils (1971)

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In the French city of Loudon in the 17th century a priest is tortured and executed for consorting with... more

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Language: English
Country: UK
Release date: 16 July 1971
Runtime: 111 min

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Oliver Reed Oliver Reed As Urbain Grandier
Vanessa Redgrave Vanessa Redgrave As Sister Jeanne
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I just watched this film again and once more am amazed that it not only was made but was released. If this were made today and released, the controversy that the Last Temptation received would be a non-event. I am careful who I recommend this to,...
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