Written and directed by Dennis Paoli and Stuart Gordon, the team responsible for the audacious RE-ANIMATOR, THE PIT AND THE PENDULUM takes Edgar Allan Poe's brief story as a starting off point around which to weave a story of madness, lust, religious obsession and the ennobling power of
As the Inquisition terrorizes the city of Toledo, Antonio (Jonathan Fuller), a baker, and his pious and beautiful wife Maria (Rona DeRicci) try to live decent and inconspicuous lives. Antonio persuades Maria to help him sell their bread at the auto-da-fe, where she is horrified by the cruelty and
barbarism she sees. Maria impulsively intercedes when she sees a chil...