Horror Rises from the Tomb



In France, in the late Middle Ages, Alaric de Marnac (Paul Naschy) and his mistress (Helga LinĂ©) are sentenced to death for their horrible crimes. In contemporary Paris, distant ancestor Hugo de Marnac (Naschy) attends a seancĂ© and asks the medium to summon up the spirit of Alaric to find out where he is buried. The spirit declares that he is buried on lands that de Marnac still owns in central France and so he and three friends make the journey down to Hugo’s remote chateau inhabited by a caretaker and his two daughters. They dig in the grounds of the monastery and unearth a mysterious chest which contains the head of Alaric and unleashes hell on those in the house…