The Whip and the Body

No Showtimes Available

Midnite weekend screenings happen on Friday & Saturday nights (meaning arrive on Friday and/or Saturday night by 11:45pm for seating, the movie starts after midnite)!

Director: Mario Bava Run Time: 92 min. Format: DCP Rating: R

Release Year: 1963

Starring: Christopher Lee, Daliah Lavi, Gustavo De Nardo, Harriet Medin, Ida Galli, Jacques Herlin, Tony Kendall

Steeped in sadomasochism and lushly photographed in the vivid hues for which the director is known, Mario Bava’s THE WHIP AND THE BODY is a Gothic thriller that far surpasses the API Edgar Allan Poe films that it was intended to emulate.

Christopher Lee (Dracula: Prince of Darkness) stars as Kurt Menliff, the sadistic son of a wealthy Count, who returns to the family castle, much to the dismay of his family, their servants, and the beautiful woman with whom he shares a fondness for the lash (Daliah Lavi). When Kurt is found murdered, it brings no peace to those who had feared him, as his vengeful spirit cannot be contained by the grave, and he returns to torment those unfortunate enough to remain within Menliff Manor.

Trailer

UPCOMING SPECIAL SCREENINGS

SEE ALL
Nov 25

Hala

A muslim teenager copes with the unraveling of her family as she comes into her own.

details
Dec 5

An Evening with Poster House: Basket Case

The tenant in room 7 is very small, very twisted and very mad.

details
Dec 9

NoBudge Live #23

A hand-picked selection of new indie movies.

details
Dec 19

Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father

A filmmaker memorializes a murdered friend as a film to his friend’s unborn son.

details