L’amante del demonio (1972)

Italy, 1971
77m
35mm film, Telecolor
mono, Italian

An Italian horror film directed by Paolo Lombardo.

Plot Summary

Helga and her two friends visit the 16th century Hornberg Castle where she finds a portrait of a woman who looks just like her. During the night Helga of the time when, in a previous life, she became 's lover.

Credits

Crew
Directed by: Paolo Lombardo
A Nova International Films Rome production presents [sic]
Associate Producer: Harold Vander
Production Manager: Salvatore Miglio [Harry C. Cushing on US prints]
Unit Production Manager: Ugo Porcelli
Production Coordinator: Cesare Seritti
Written by: Paolo Lombardo
Assistant Director: Marco Masi
Continuity: Isabella Piga
Director of Photography: Antonino Modica
Camera: Aldo Ricci
Camera Assistant: Aldo Marchiori
Stills Photographer: Sandro Borni
Editor: Francesco Bertoccioli
Negative: Kodak Eastman
Colour: Telecolor
Music: Elvio Monti
Music Publishers: Bixio-Sam, Milan
Sound: Remo Ugolinelli
Synchronisation Studio: Ager Tecnica S.p.a.
Dubbing Studio: International Phono Films
Costumes: Casa d'Arte Jolanda
Costume Maker: Renata Renzi
Footwear: Arditi
Make-up Artists: Maria Mastrocinque, Lucia La Porte
Hairdresser: Dora Bruno
Special Effects: Chiusi & Patrizi
Art Director: Giovanni Fratalocchi
Assistant Art Director: Marco Kamm
Upholstery: D'Angelo
Furnishings: Cimino
Production Secretary: Romeo Corpetti
Filmed at the studios of S.C.O., Rome

Cast
Edmund Purdom
Rosalba Neri
Spartaco Conversi
Francesca Lionti
Carla Mancini
Maria Teresa Pietrangeli
Massimiliano Roy
Mari Vianello
Bruna Olivieri
Giovanna di Vita
Laura de Benedictis
Robert Wood

Alternative Titles

The Demon Lover – English language title
The Devil's Lover – USA
Lucifera: Demonlover – USA (DVD)

References

Periodicals

  • Delirium no.1 – credits, review

Books

  • Euro Gothic: Classics of Continental Horror Cinema by Jonathan Rigby p.295
  • Horror and Science Fiction Films II by Donald C. Willis p.445 – credits
  • Spaghetti Nightmares: Italian Fantasy-Horrors as Seen Through the Eyes of Their Protagonists by Luca M. Palmerini and Gaetano Mistretta p.163 – credits