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: In the quest to save souls, the Spanish Inquisition will stop at nothing and knows no boundaries for its evil. Under the direction of Torquemada (LANCE HENRIKSEN - “Aliens, “Terminator”) the Grand Inquisitor of Spain, a young baker’s wife named Maria (RONA DE RICCI) is falsely accused of witchcraft and dragged before the Inquisition and the Cardinal (OLIVER REED – “Gladiator”, “Three Musketeers”). Torquemada is enchanted by Maria’s beauty and subjects her and her husband Antonio (JONATHAN FULLER – “Castle Freak” ) to heinous tortures hoping to prove that his own desires for her are a result of her magic, and that she has “bewitched him”. With the help of Esmerelda, Maria’s cellmate and confessed witch, Maria must find the power to save her husband Antonio from Torquemada’s ultimate machine of torture: the inevitable, razor sharp PENDULUM poised over the inescapable PIT of hell. SPECIAL FEATURES INCLUDE: ‘MAKING OF’ FEATURETTE, BLOOPER REEL, THEATRICAL TRAILER, FULL MOON TRAILER REEL

Awards and Accreditations:  6.1/10 on, Lance Henriksen won best actor at Fantafestival (1991), Nominated for Saturn Award for best genre video (1992), Nominated best Director Stuart Gordon at Fantasporto (1991)


Product Details

  • 18
  • Lance Henriksen,
  • Rona De Ricci,
  • Jonathan Fuller,
  • Jeffrey Combs,
  • Stephen Lee,
  • Mark Margolis,
  • Oliver Reed
  • Stuart Gordon
  • B
Sound Information:
  • Dolby Digital
Number of Discs:
  • 1
Main Language:
  • English
Run Time:
  • 97 mins approx.
  • 88 Films

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zero pitfalls with the pendulum

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This is one of the best films I have ever seen,after looking for years finally found it on blu ray thanks to zavvi, perfect picture,sound and extras. A must own for Stuart Gordon fans

Mon Jan 25 16:39:47 GMT 2016 by rockyman

Stuart Gordon's best

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Stuart Gordon is adaptation of the pit and the pendulum is probably one of the better films. It is a much more darker and gruesome version of the classic tale, the thing that makes the movie is so interesting is the fact that Stuart Gordon uses camerawork appropriately to make the story go at a rapid pace. You never feel bored by the adaptation and it remains interesting thanks to the excellent main character as the mad Monk. It is truly a tragic tale of a woman who is convinced of being a witch and is to be burned at the stake, her husband is the only one that believes she is innocent and tries To save her. However he must get past the entire Spanish government planning on sacrificing. It is a real emotional roller-coasters of the film. The production value is fantastic with gigantic European castles and Gothic dungeons. You do get to see some pretty horrific torture scenes however stick with it and you are left with probably one of the best adaptations of poes work.

Mon Jun 09 14:55:07 BST 2014 by Jmat

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