DELIRIUM director Renato Polselli delivers yet another delectable slice of cinematic sleaze with this sadomasochistic shocker set in a gothic castle, and culminating with the sacrifice of seven naked virgins during a bloody satanic orgy. Lurid depictions of whippings, torture, and beatings abound in a truly diabolical tale of inhuman cruelty starring Euro sleaze-queen Rita Calderoni and prolific actor/bodybuilder Mickey Hargitay.
Description by Ryko Distribution:
From the perverse mind of director Renato Polselli (Delerium) comes Black Magic Rites - a delectable example of deluxe sleaze cinema. This insanely sadistic film depicts a series of satanic rituals conducted in an ancient castle's underground vaults. These rites allow for lurid depictions or whippings, burnings and torture. All of which culminates in the slaughtering of seven naked virgins and a demonic orgy. Starring Euro sleaze-queen (and Roberto Rosselini collaborator) Rita Calderoni alongside renowned actor/muscleman Mickey Hargitay (Jayne Mansfield's husband), this is sadomasochistic horror - Italian-style! Black Magic Rites is presented here in a definitive edition featuring a new 16:9 Enhanced master created from the original film negative, and with a slurry of special features sure to please cult horror fans.