Rasputin - The Mad Monk Blu-ray
Starring Christopher Lee, Barbara Shelley, Richard Pasco, Francis Matthews, Renee Asherson, Suzan Farmer, Joss Ackland, Dinsdale Landen, Derek Francis, Alan Tilvern, John Welsh
Directed by Don Sharp
A Hammer horror classic starring Christopher Lee as Rasputin, the monk who the Russian Tsarina takes under her wing.
The story begins with Rasputin, after using his powers to cure an innkeeper's wife, throwing a party, raping the innkeeper's daughter and cutting off the hand of her suitor.
He then refuses to apologise to the Abbot of his monastery and leaves for St Petersburg, deciding to use his faith-healing powers for his own hedonistic ends.
It is here that he eventually wangles his way into the Tsarina's court and she allows him more and more power.
- Format: Blu-ray
- Region: B
- Certification: (15)
- EAN: 5055201822161
- Catalogue number: OPTBD0632
- Studio: StudioCanal
- Release date: 22/10/2012
- Genre: Horror/Occult
- Colour: Colour