Friday, March 17, 2017
Ken Russell's Uncut Controversial Film "The Devils" Now Available on Shudder
Shudder recently send us information the they're recently added the uncut version of Ken Russell's controversial film "The Devils" The 1971 film stars Oliiver Reed and Vanessa Redgrave. It marks the first that its been available uncut since its original theatrical release.
"The Devils" is currently on Shudder.
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Directed by Ken Russell, The Devils, follows the rise and fall of Urbain Grandier (played by Oliver Reed), a 17th-century Roman Catholic priest executed for witchcraft following alleged possessions in Loudun, France. Alongside Reed, Vanessa Redgrave, plays a sexually repressed, hunchbacked nun that finds herself at the center of the accusations against Grandier. Russell’s controversial film was partly based on the 1952 book The Devils of Loudon by Aldous Huxley and also draws inspiration from the play 1960 The Devils-which was based on Huxley’s book.