La corrupción de Chris Miller (1972)

Spain, 1973
107m
35mm film, Panavision, Eastmancolor, Panavision, 2.35:1
mono, Spanish

A Spanish horror film directed by Juan Antonio Bardem using the name J.A. Bardem.

Plot Summary

A repressed woman lives in a remote house with her disturbed stepdaughter. Their world becomes even more complicated and violent when a young man turns up at their home.

Credits

Crew
Directed by: J.A. Bardem [real name: Juan Antonio Bardem]
© [not given on screen]
Depósito legal M.20698
A Xavier Armet production
Executive Producers: Xavier Armet
Written by: Santiago Moncada
Director of Photography: Juan Gelpí
Editor: Emilio Rodríguez
Music: Waldo de los Ríos
Sound Recordist: Taffy Haynes
Costumes: Carmen Hernandez
Make-up: Julian Ruiz, Antonio Florido
Hair Stylist: Vicenta Palmero
Special Effects: Antonio Parra, Antonio Bueno
Art Director: Ramíro Gómez

Cast
Marisol (Chris Miller)
Jean Seberg (Ruth Miller)
Barry Stokes (Barney Webster)
Perla Cristal (Perla)
Rudy Gaebel (Luis)
Gerard Tichy (inspector)
Alicia Altabella (Adela)
Vidal Molina [real name: Mariano Vidal Molina] (Ernesto)
Maria Bardem (Maria)
Juan Bardem [real name: Juan Antonio Bardem] (Pedro)
Miguel Bardem (Tin)
Gustavo Re (shopkeeper)
Carl Rapp (television announcer)
Goyo Lebrero (farmer)
Antonio Parra (postman)

Alternative Titles

Behind the Shutters – USA
Sisters of Corruption
The Corruption of Chris Miller – USA
A Casa que Pingava Sangue – Portugal
I Dieftharmeni kyria Miller – Greece
I Kryfi zoi tis kas Miller – Greece (video)
Korupcja Chrisa Millera – Poland
L'altra casa ai margini del bosco – Italy
La Corruption de Chris Miller – France
Landhuis der Verschrikking – Netherlands
Maske des Grauens – West Germany
Seks ve cinayet – Turkey

References

Books

  • The Aurum Film Encyclopedia: Horror by Phil Hardy (ed.) p.248
  • English Gothic: A Century of Horror Cinema by Jonathan Rigby p.267
  • Euro Gothic: Classics of Continental Horror Cinema by Jonathan Rigby pp.286-88, 289