History Film / BlackSunday

5th Jun '17 8:18:10 PM JulietF2
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* {{Bowdlerise}}: The American International Pictures release of the film, which cut down on some of the gore in the film, as well as turning Javuto into the servant of Asa, removing the incest angle. The original title 'The Mask of Satan' was also removed.

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* {{Bowdlerise}}: The American International Pictures release of the film, which cut down on some of the gore in the film, gore, as well as turning Javuto into the servant of Asa, removing the incest angle. The original title 'The Mask of Satan' was also removed.
4th Apr '17 7:23:45 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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In 1640, the Moldavian Princess Asa Vajda is captured and executed by her brother for practicing witchcraft and being a vampire. As she is about to die, she curses the descendents of her brother. Two hundred years later, Dr. Kruvajan and his assistant Dr. Gorobec, travel through Moldavia. After their carriage breaks down the two stumble across the tomb of Asa, whose corpse wears a metal mask and coffin is guarded by a cross. Kruvajan is attacked by a monstrous bat and kills it. However, he accidentally breaks the cross, cuts his hand and drip some blood on the body. Asa is resurrected because of the blood and begins to wreck havoc upon Moldavia and her brother's descendants.

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In 1640, the Moldavian Princess Asa Vajda is captured and executed by her brother for practicing witchcraft and being a vampire. As she is about to die, she curses the descendents of her brother. Two hundred years later, Dr. Kruvajan and his assistant Dr. Gorobec, travel through Moldavia. After their carriage breaks down the two stumble across the tomb of Asa, whose corpse wears a metal mask and coffin is guarded by a cross. Kruvajan is attacked by a [[BatOutOfHell monstrous bat bat]] and kills it. However, he accidentally breaks the cross, cuts his hand and drip some blood on the body. Asa is resurrected because of the blood and begins to wreck havoc upon Moldavia and her brother's descendants.
12th Jan '17 1:06:29 AM DemonDuckofDoom
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* BigBad: Asa Vadja, the vampiric sorceress who's terrorizing the area.


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27th Apr '14 1:49:22 PM Vahan
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* VocalDissonance: Barbara Steele is British, yet in this film's English dub, an American actress dubbed her voice. A variety of American actresses dubbed her voice in English in other Italian films she made. This is due to Italy's dubbing unions not letting her dub herself.
4th Dec '13 10:03:02 PM Jumpingzombie
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%%* EvilMinions: Javuto for Asa.

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%%* * EvilMinions: Javuto for Asa.is Asa's servant and helps her carry out her plans.
4th Dec '13 9:41:42 PM Jumpingzombie
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%%* BurnTheWitch
%%* DesignStudentsOrgasm
%%* DyingCurse: Asa curses her brother and his descendants.
%%** 'I place a curse upon you!'
%%* EvilDetectingDog: The Vajdas' dogs.

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%%* BurnTheWitch
%%* DesignStudentsOrgasm
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* BurnTheWitch: The mob at the start burn Asa as well as putting a spiked mask on her face.
* DesignStudentsOrgasm: The film has a great deal of scenery porn and elaborate sets.
*
DyingCurse: Asa curses her brother and his descendants.
%%** 'I
descendants as she is being burned by the mob.
-->'I
place a curse upon you!'
%%* * EvilDetectingDog: The Vajdas' dogs.dogs are alarmed when Asa has come back to life.



%%* HypnoticEyes: Asa.
%%** 'Look into my eyes!'

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%%* * HypnoticEyes: Asa.
%%** 'Look
One of Asa's abilities is controlling humans with her eyes.
-->'Look
into my eyes!'



%%* LifeDrinker: Asa.

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%%* * LifeDrinker: Asa.Asa wants to maintain her life by draining that of Katia's.
4th Dec '13 9:32:58 PM Jumpingzombie
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%%* BrotherSisterIncest: In the Italian version, Asa and Javuto are also brother and sister.

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%%* * BrotherSisterIncest: In the Italian version, Asa and her servant Javuto are also brother and sister. sister in the original Italian version with the incestuous subtext being played up.
4th Dec '13 6:59:06 PM Jumpingzombie
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%%* RedEyesTakeWarning: The poster above.
%%* SceneryPorn

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%%* * RedEyesTakeWarning: The poster above.
%%* SceneryPorn
film itself is black and white and does not show Asa having red eyes. Posters for the film (see above) do apply this trope, however.
* SceneryPorn: The film focuses heavily on the creepy, Moldavian landscape.



%%* SpookyPainting: The portraits of Asa and Javuto.
%%* TorchesAndPitchforks
%%* WickedWitch: Asa.

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%%* * SpookyPainting: The portraits of Asa and Javuto.
%%* TorchesAndPitchforks
%%*
Javuto, which seem to be alive.
* TorchesAndPitchforks: The mob uses this standard equipment when confronting and killing Asa.
*
WickedWitch: Asa.
Asa, who, though pretty, does sure her enemies and uses her powers for various, evil purposes.
4th Dec '13 6:51:06 PM Jumpingzombie
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%%* HotWitch: 'Embrace me. I can bring you pleasures mortals cannot know!'

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%%* * HotWitch: 'Embrace Asa, who uses her beauty to try and lure in unsuspecting mortals to be her servant.
-->'Embrace
me. I can bring you pleasures mortals cannot know!'
4th Dec '13 6:48:27 PM Jumpingzombie
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%%* BackFromTheDead: Asa and Javuto.

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%%* * BackFromTheDead: Asa and Javuto.Javuto are killed by a mob at the start of the story. Due to her dark magic, Asa is able to bring them back to life many years later.
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