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The Pit and the Pendulum

Le puits et le pendule

Directed by Alexandre Astruc
France, 1964
Short, Drama, TV Movie


Alexandre Astruc made this short for TV based on Edgar Allan Poe’s The Pit and the Pendulum. Sentenced to death by the Spanish Inquisition in the early nineteenth century, a man is incarcerated in a prison in Toledo.

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