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Baron Blood
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BARON BLOOD

Gli orrori del castello di Norimberga

Directed by Mario Bava
Italy, West Germany, 1972
Horror

Synopsis

An American professor travels to the estate of his ancestor, the sadistic Baron Otto von Kleist, seeking the truth behind his notorious reputation. When he and his assistant read aloud an ancient incantation, the Baron’s spirit is resurrected, leading to a series of violent deaths within the castle.

Synopsis

An American professor travels to the estate of his ancestor, the sadistic Baron Otto von Kleist, seeking the truth behind his notorious reputation. When he and his assistant read aloud an ancient incantation, the Baron’s spirit is resurrected, leading to a series of violent deaths within the castle.

Our take

Mario Bava returns, with Elke Sommer and Joseph Cotten along for the ride! Bava was one of the great visual artists the horror genre has ever seen, and Baron Blood, a modern twist on classical Old Dark House horror, finds his baroque vision in dark, delirious bloom.