The Devils (Uncut, Unrated)
The Devils (Uncut, Unrated)
The Devils (Uncut, Unrated)

The Devils (Uncut, Unrated)

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The Devils  DVD  (Region 1) Widescreen.  Restored Unrated Version.  Excellent Picture & Sound***.  Oliver Reed, Vanessa Redgrave, Dudley Sutton, Gemma Jones, Christopher Logue. Directed by Ken Russell.

 Cardinal Richelieu and his power-hungry entourage seek to take control of pre-Renaissance France, but need to destroy Father Grandier - the priest who commands the fortified town that prevents Richelieu from exerting total control.  Richelieu seeks to destroy the priest by setting him up as a warlock in control of a devil-possessed nunnery where the Mother Superior is sexually obsessed by Father Grandier.  A mad witchfinder is brought in to gather evidence against the priest in preparation for his inquisition and trial.  Based on Aldous Huxley's <i>The Devils Of Loudon</i>.

This version of Ken Russell's hallucinatory masterpiece restores previously cut footage, including the infamous R*pe Of Christ sequence (believed at one time to be lost) which was removed when the film was originally released.  Includes original theatrical trailer. 

(***Restored footage is of somewhat lesser quality.)