The Pit and the Pendulum

  |  Buy to Own: 14/02/1994
  |  97 min
Rated 18 by the BBFC
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Adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe's classic horror tale, set during the time of the Spanish Inquisition. When the beautiful Maria (Rona de Ricci) cries out in horror at the public torture of a child carried out by the inquisitor Torquemada (Lance Henriksen), she is immediately arrested herself and held under suspicion of witchcraft. Her husband Antonio (Jonathan Fuller) then races to save her, as the evil Torquemada begins preparing a special, personal punishment for his latest victim.