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Bell from Hell

aka La campana del infierno; A Bell from Hell; The Bell of Hell

Poster of Bell from Hell

For those who think that Spanish exploitation consists only of Paul Naschy monster mashes or a Jess Franco mind meld, I give you A Bell from Hell, a slow-moving but nevertheless fascinating film about greed and dysfunctional families. ...Moody, evocative, depressing, A Bell from Hell is not a fun experience, but there is a richness behind its melancholy as the film says a lot about family relationships.

Danny Shipka, Perverse Titillation: The Exploitation Cinema of Italy, Spain and France, 1960-1980 (McFarland, 2011)

Selected disc options for Bell from Hell

Extras
Pathfinder box art
Pathfinder DVD-1/US 2005
Audio Commentary by Author Chris D. has extra
Alternate Spanish “Clothed” Scene (2:19) has extra
Alternate Spanish Opening and End Credits (2:22, 1:33) has extra
Stills Gallery (21 Images) has extra
Film Essay by Author Chris D. (7 Screens) has extra
Filmographies: Director Claudio Guerín, Uncredited Director Juan Antonio Bardem, Writer Santiago Moncada, and Actors Renaud Verley, Viveca Lindfors, Alfredo Mayo and Maribel Martin (11 Screens) has extra

Ultimate Edition

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Presentation Pathfinder DVD 2005
  • Video
    • File 1
      • Codec: MPEG-2
      • Resolution: 480i
      • Overall bit rate: 5.07 Mbps
      • Aspect ratio: 1.82:1 Anamorphic
      • Length:1:31:17.504
      • File size: 3.73 GiB
  • Audio
    • File 1
      • Language: English Dolby Digital 2.0 Mono
      • Sampling rate: 48 kHz
      • Bit rate: 192 kbps
      • Bit depth: 16-bit
    • File 2
      • Language: French Dolby Digital 2.0 Mono
      • Sampling rate: 48 kHz
      • Bit rate: 192 kbps
      • Bit depth: 16-bit
    • File 3
      • Language: Spanish Dolby Digital 2.0 Mono
      • Sampling rate: 48 kHz
      • Bit rate: 192 kbps
      • Bit depth: 16-bit
  • Subtitles
    • Spanish
Extras Audio Commentary by Author Chris D. Pathfinder DVD
Alternate Spanish “Clothed” Scene (2:19, 480i) Pathfinder DVD
Alternate Spanish Opening and End Credits (2:22, 1:33, 480i) Pathfinder DVD
Stills Gallery (21 Images) Pathfinder DVD
Film Essay by Author Chris D. (7 Screens) Pathfinder DVD

Notes

  • Spanish subtitles are provided for scenes in English not on the Spanish track.