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Tower of the Seven Hunchbacks

  • Tower of the Seven Hunchbacks © EFE

    Tower of the Seven Hunchbacks © EFE

  

Category

Feature film

Original title

La torre de los siete jorobados

Year

1944

Director

Edgar Neville

A curious fantasy film that uses techniques and visual effects to experiment with the German Expressionist movement.

At the end of the 19th century, a young man called Basilio sees the ghost of Mantua, an archaeologist. The ghost tells him of a subterranean city inhabited by some sinister, hunchbacked criminals, who have kidnapped his niece, Inés. Basilio will go in search of the tower of the seven hunchbacks to set the beautiful girl free.

 

 

Technical specifications

Screenplay
Edgar Neville, José Santugini

Actors
Antonio Casal, Isabel de Pomés, Julia Lajos, Guillermo Marín, Félix de Pomés

Photography
Enrique Berreyre

Music
José Ruiz de Azagra

Format
Black and white

Duration
85 minutes

  

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