PG | | Horror, Thriller
A young officer in Napoleon's Army pursues a mysterious woman to the castle of an elderly Baron.
Jack Nicholson's and Roger Corman's third film together.
The crypt! It must be destroyed, and with it the dead.
Andre: Don't speak of the dead anymore. You're with me now.
Helene: I am possessed of the dead.
Andre: You're a warm living woman. Who has told you these things?
Helene: The dead.
When the castle floods, some of the stone floats.
The original UK cinema version was cut by the BBFC to remove closeup shots of a bleeding face after the bird attack and a shot of a woman's rotting face during the climax. All later releases are uncut.