“Werewolf in a Girls’ Dormitory” is a horror movie directed by Paolo Heusch and starring Barbara Lass, Carl Schell, and Curt Lowens. The movie was released in 1962 and is also known as “Lycanthropus” and “Monster Among the Girls.”
The story is set in a remote girls’ boarding school in the Italian countryside, which is plagued by a series of brutal murders. The local police are baffled by the murders, and tensions rise when a new teacher, Dr. Julian Olcott (Carl Schell), arrives at the school. Dr. Olcott has a mysterious past, and some of the students suspect that he may be responsible for the killings.
As the murders continue, the students become increasingly frightened and paranoid. They suspect one another and even start to turn on Dr. Olcott, who they believe is hiding something. But as the full moon approaches, it becomes clear that there is a real werewolf on the loose, and the students must band together to survive the night.
In the end, the identity of the werewolf is revealed, and the surviving characters are left to pick up the pieces of their shattered lives. “Werewolf in a Girls’ Dormitory” is a classic example of 1960s horror, with Gothic atmosphere, suspenseful music, and over-the-top acting. It has gained a cult following over the years and is a must-see for fans of classic horror cinema.
Barbara Lass, Carl Schell, Curt Lowens