The She Beast (1966)
La sorella di Satana
Country: UK | Italy | Director: Michael Reeves
Language: English | Subtitles: None
Aspect ratio: Cinemascope 2.35:1 | Length: 79mn
Dvdrip H264 Mkv – 864×368 – 23.976fps – 1.48gb
Audio 2: Commentary by Producer Paul Maslansky
and Stars Ian Ogilvy and Barbara Steele
A young woman is driving alongside a lake. She has an accident and the car plunges into the water. Her body is then possessed by the spirit of an 18th-century witch who was killed by local villagers, and is bent on avenging herself on them.
The director of “Witchfinder General/Conquering Worm” first effort is a minor classic. Barbara (“Black Sunday”) Steele is quite captivating as the young wife who’s corpse get possessed by a 200 year-old buttugly witch. But it’s Mel (“Little Shop Of Horrors”) Wells who steals the show playing a supersleazy, alcoholic commie hotelowner. The lurid performance equals that of Donald Pleasure in the nasty “Mania/Fiends And The Flesh”. And look for that infamous death-by-hammer-and-sickle scene…ghoulish fun to the max! Thrillseekin’ horroraddicts should be able to get their jaded kicks with this low budget (the monster make up is a bit tacky) cheerful and wicked gem. Why waste your time with pathetic 90’s hollywood horror when films like this exist. By the way, Vincent Price once said that Reeves was the best director he ever worked with!