Knives of the Avenger

1966, 85m, HDCam, Italy

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Screened July 16–24, 2017

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Bava took over directorial duties mid-production for this Viking adventure, the last of his big-screen sword-and-sandal productions, which he rewrote and reshot in six days. Knife-wielding warrior Cameron Mitchell saves queen Lisa Wagner and her son from the clutches of evil warlord Fausto Tozzi in this peplum variation on Shane, featuring scenic seaside widescreen photography by Antonio Rinaldi.

In Italian with English subtitles

A film by Mario Bava