The Monk

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The Monk

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The Monk

Release Date: November 02, 1972

Year    :   1972
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Genres    :   Drama, Horror
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Director    :   Adonis Kyrou
Producers    :   Zack Norman, Henry Lange
Writers    :   Luis Buñuel, Jean-Claude Carrière, Antonio Troiso, Matthew Lewis, Adonis Kyrou
RunTime    :   94 mins.

Ambrosio (Franco Nero) is a monk who is sexually tempted by an emissary of the Devil, a young girl in monk's robes. After he has committed numerous crimes, it appears that he will be caught and punished by the Inquisition. Instead, he signs up on the Devil's team and wins his freedom.. and eventually, the papacy.

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