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The Stranglers of Bombay

  • Film

Time Out says

One of Hammer and Terence Fisher's most notorious and Sadean horror movies, about the thuggee atrocities in India in the 1820s. Guy Rolfe battles against a fatal sect of Kali worshippers whose mascot is a sexy teenager called Karim (Devereux). As men have their tongues pulled out or are castrated, Karim drools and wriggles so much that the film became a cult sensation on the continent and was cut in England. Actually, it isn't at all bad, even on a straight adventure level, and the Karim figure remains one of the purest incarnations of evil in all of Fisher's work. Be prepared for a few laughs, though, as rural Bucks is substituted for the sweltering plains of India.
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Release Details

  • Duration:80 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Terence Fisher
  • Screenwriter:David Zelag Goodman
  • Cast:
    • Guy Rolfe
    • Allan Cuthbertson
    • Andrew Cruickshank
    • George Pastell
    • Marne Maitland
    • Marie Devereux
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