Ghastly Gothic

Ghastly Gothic

Come wallow in a deliciously dark curated collection of romance, murder, mystery and madness: Ghastly Gothic.

Featuring the cursed and perverse, the sinister and supernatural, the morbid and mad, the decrepit and romantic, the haunted and tormented, the overwrought and untethered, and the obsessed and messed up; Ghastly Gothic is a collection full to the creaking rafters with delightful doom and delectable dread.

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Ghastly Gothic
  • Lady Morgan's Vengeance

    1965 • Italy • Directed by Massimo Pupillo

    Gaslighting abounds in Massimo Pupillo’s Lady Morgan’s Vengeance – a delicate tale of romance and mystery, with a sprinkling of sadism and the supernatural – as newlywed Sir Harold Morgan (Paul Muller, Nightmare Castle) attempts to destroy his new bride...

  • The Blancheville Monster (Italian version)

    1963 • Italy • Directed by Alberto De Martino

    The perverse influence of Poe is used to great effect in Alberto De Martino’s The Blancheville Monster – a tale of family curses and madmen in the attic, as Emilie de Blancheville (Ombretta Colli, Gladiator of Rome) returns home to her brother Roderi...

  • The Third Eye (Italian version)

    1966 • Italy • Directed by Mino Guerrini

    Mino, a young count who lives with his dominant and jealous mother, begins in a downward spiral into madness after his fiancée, Laura, dies in an accident.

  • The Witch (Italian version)

    1966 • Italy • Directed by Damiano Damiani

    When a young historian (Richard Johnson, Zombie Flesh Eaters) is lured to work for an ageing woman, only to be held captive when he becomes obsessed with her beautiful daughter (Rosanna Schiaffino, The Killer Reserved Nine Seats).

  • Mill of the Stone Women (Italian version)

    1960 • Italy • Directed by Giorgio Ferroni

    Before Black Sabbath, before I Vampiri, director Giorgio Ferroni (The Lion of Thebes, Blood for a Silver Dollar) introduced audiences to period horror Italian-style with his chilling 1960 shocker Mill of the Stone Women – a classic tale of terror redole...

  • The Bloodhound

    First-time feature director Patrick Picard brings a fresh take to one of the best-known stories from the master of mystery and the macabre, Edgar Allan Poe's The Fall of the House of Usher, in his new slow-burner horror-thriller The Bloodhound, a hauntingly atmospheric tale described by The Holly...

  • Black Rainbow

    Mike Hodges ('Flash Gordon', 'Get Carter') wrote and directed this supernatural chiller as a meditation on the human race's ability to destroy the world, a gothic tale of suspense and the occult, guaranteed to send shivers down your spine.

    Martha Travis (Rosanna Arquette, 'Pulp Fiction', 'Crash...

  • The Cat o' Nine Tails

    When a break-in occurs at a secretive genetics institute, blind puzzle-maker Franco Arnò (Karl Malden: Patton, One-Eyed Jacks), who overheard an attempt to blackmail one of the institute's scientists shortly before the robbery, teams up with intrepid reporter Carlo Giordani (James Franciscus: Ben...