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The great inquisitor Ireneus Daninsky has Countess Bathory burned alive and her female followers hanged. Before perishing in the flames the countess puts a curse on Daninsky and his descendants. Four centuries later, Waldemar Daninsky accidentally shoots a gypsy while hunting a wolf. The angry gypsies, who knew of the curse, summon up the Satan and the beautiful Ilona is chosen to seduce the young lord. During a night of love, Ilona bites Waldemar who turns into a werewolf killing his preys on full moon nights. His murders are first attributed to a mad killer escaped from the asylum. Waldemar, who suspects the killer is none other than himself, falls in love with Kinga, the daughter of a professor from Budapest. When Maria, Kinga's jealous younger sister, manages to seduce Waldemar and sleep with him, she is killed by the young man, once again turned into a werewolf.

  1. Paul Naschy

    Screenplay, Story

  2. Carlos Aured

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. Paul Naschy

    Paul Naschy

    Waldemar Daninsky / Irineus Daninsky / Werewolf

  2. Fabiola Falcón

    Kinga Wilowa

  3. Mariano Vidal Molina

    Mariano Vidal Molina

    Roulka

  4. Maritza Olivares

    Maritza Olivares

    Maria Wilowa

  5. José Manuel Martín

    José Manuel Martín

    Bela

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Original Title El retorno de Walpurgis

Status Released

Release Information

  • May 1, 1977
    R
    Theatrical

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    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language Spanish; Castilian

Runtime 1h 24m

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