Mama is the lastest horror movie to carry the prestigious stamp of being “presented by Guillermo del Toro” – following in the tradition of such films as The Orphanage (2007) and Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark (2010). Mama tells the story of Victoria (Megan Charpentier) and Lilly (Isabelle Nélisse), two little girls whose tragic family history leaves them stranded in the woods for five years’ time.
When their father’s twin brother, Lucas (Game of Thrones star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau), finally tracks the girls down, it seems like the reunion is a small miracle; although Lucas’ punk-rock girlfriend Annabel (Jessica Chastain) isn’t too thrilled with the sudden shift from starving artist to maternal figure. It doesn’t help things when Annabel begins to suspect that the girls may not have been fending for themselves out there in the ...
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