The Red Queen Kills Seven Times is absolutely crazy from the start. Two young sisters - Kitty and Evelyn - fight over Kitty's doll, until Evelyn is basically hypnotized by a painting into not just decapitating the doll, but nearly killing her sister.
The painting is basically a curse. Every hundred years, the Red Queen rises from the grave to kill seven people.
Years later, the Red Queen comes for their grandfather, the one who had told them about the curse, and he has a heart attack.
At this point there are only two sisters around, and neither one is Evelyn. There's Kitty (Barbara Bouchet, Don't Torture a Duckling) and Franziska (Marina Malfatti, one of my favourite things about All the Colors of the…