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Masque of the Red Death

Yugoslavia, 1970 (MIFF 1971, Programme 8)

Director: Pavao Stalter, Branko Ranitovic

Based on the story of Edgar Allan Poe, the film tells the tale about Count Prospero, who amidst the plague devastating the world, locks himself into his castle with his decadent court. A ball is interrupted by the visit of a beautiful woman who seduces the Count and whose identity is revealed only after their embrace.

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