Fact and fiction collide in this exploitation flick that employs documentary footage depicting the bizarre self-flagellation rituals of the fanatical Catholic sect known as the Penitentes. Mixed with those truly disturbing sequences is a story concerning a killing in New Mexico, itself inspired by the murder of real-life reporter Carl Taylor as he worked on an article on the Penitentes. Marie DeForrest, William Marcos, Victor Justi, Josef Swickard star. Censored version; 35 min./Uncensored version; 48 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English; Subtitles: English (SDH); audio commentary; theatrical trailers.
Fact and fiction collide in this exploitation flick that employs documentary footage depicting the bizarre self-flagellation rituals of the fanatical Catholic sect known as the Penitentes. Mixed with those truly disturbing sequences is a story concerning a killing in New Mexico, itself inspired by the murder of real-life reporter Carl Taylor as he worked on an article on the Penitentes. Marie DeForrest, William Marcos, Victor Justi, Josef Swickard star. Censored version; 35 min./Uncensored version; 48 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English; Subtitles: English (SDH); audio commentary; theatrical trailers.
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Format: Blu-Ray
Label: KINO
Rel. Date: 04/06/2021
UPC: 738329253608

The Lash of the Penitentes
Artist: Lash of the Penitentes (1936)
Format: Blu-Ray
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Fact and fiction collide in this exploitation flick that employs documentary footage depicting the bizarre self-flagellation rituals of the fanatical Catholic sect known as the Penitentes. Mixed with those truly disturbing sequences is a story concerning a killing in New Mexico, itself inspired by the murder of real-life reporter Carl Taylor as he worked on an article on the Penitentes. Marie DeForrest, William Marcos, Victor Justi, Josef Swickard star. Censored version; 35 min./Uncensored version; 48 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English; Subtitles: English (SDH); audio commentary; theatrical trailers.