Messiah of Evil (1973)


Directed by: Willard Huyck, Gloria Katz

Stars: Michael Greer, Marianna Hill, Joy Bang

Language: English + Commentaries (3tracks) | Subtitles: English (embed)

(Commentary with Writers/Directors Willard Huyck and Gloria Katz, moderated by Lee Christian)
(Commentary with Kim Newman and Stephen Thrower)

Country: Usa | Imdb Info | Ar: 2.35:1 | Brrip

Description: A young woman goes searching for her missing artist father. Her journey takes her to a strange Californian seaside town governed by a mysterious undead cult.


9.27GB | 89:50mins | 1920×816 | mkv


====Bluray Extras====

Remembering Messiah Of Evil 2009 documentary with director Willard Huyck, co-writer Gloria Katz, editors Morgan Fischer and Billy Weber, mural painter Joan Mocine, and cinematographer Stephan Katz (21:42)

136MB | 21:42mins | 1280×720 | mkv | English


Short films by Willard Huyck, and Gloria Katz

The Bride Stripped Bare By Her Suitors (1966)
Gloria Katz’s “The Bride Stripped Bare” is a split screen faux-docu “happening” around a piece of performance art that confronts male attitudes toward women as sex objects.


95MB | 7:37mins | 654×480 | mkv | English


Down These Mean Streets (1966)

142MB | 13:53mins | 654×480 | mkv | English


What the Blood Moon Brings: Messiah of Evil, A New American Nightmare” 2023 documentary exploring Messiah of Evil in the context of American independent cinema of the 70s,
as well as examining the film’s allegiance to several subgenres of horror (56:55)

743MB | 56:55mins | 1280×720 | mkv | English


2023 visual essay on the American Gothic by critic Kat Ellinger (21:31)

270MB | 21:31mins | 1280×720 | mkv | English


Archival interview with co-writer/director Willard Huyck by Mike White from the Projection Booth Podcast (37:34)

60MB | 37:34mins | 1920×1080 | mkv | English

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4 Responses to Messiah of Evil (1973)

  1. Ali says:

    A work of art…as well as one of the creepiest horror movies I have ever seen….If Roman Polanski had directed “Night of the Living Dead” it would have looked something like this..

  2. brian brookshire says:

    Thanks for extras! Rarelust rules!

  3. rarelust says:


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