Controversial director Ken Russell directs this bizarre version of a classic Edgar Allan Poe tale. Rock superstar Roderick Usher finds himself in an insane asylum after allegedly murdering his wife. Unfortunately the evil Dr. Calahari (played by Russell) is in charge of Usher, leading to some mind bending forays into the depths of the human psyche. As the strange and twisted surgery continues, the secret of the Louse of Usher is slowly unraveled
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From outrageous director Ken Russell (Tommy, Altered States) comes this weirdly inventive film ripped screaming from the pages of Edgar Allan Poe! Russell adds his own unique brand of humor, twisted vision and musical genius to the legendary eerie tale. Found guilty of murdering his wife, rock star Roderick Usher is sent to an asylum where, in a padded cell, he's at the mercy of Dr. Calahari (Russell himself!), whose mind-blowing shock treatments set off a series of bizarre, nightmarish adventures. As Roderick undergoes the mind-bending therapy, Dr. Calahari and the luscious but strange Nurse Smith unravel the shocking truth behind the Louse of Usher!