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La Maldicion de la Llorona (1963)

A young woman inherits a mansion, only to discover that it is haunted by witches and evil spirits.



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Cast overview:
Rosita Arenas ...
Abel Salazar ...
Rita Macedo ...
Carlos López Moctezuma ...
Enrique Lucero ...
Dr. Daniel Jaramillo
Mario Sevilla ...
Police Captain
Female Stagecoach Passenger (as Julissa del Llano)
Roy Fletcher
Arturo Corona
Armando Acosta ...
Laughing Stagecoach Passenger
Victorio Blanco ...
Bearded Peasant
Beatriz Bustamante ...
The Witch


They say the old woods are haunted. If anyone dares to go through them at night, they will be killed. At night you can hear the screams as if it is a woman crying. Could the one who is committing these horrible murders be the old woman crying in the night? Written by amscray

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Release Date:

9 April 1969 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Curse of the Crying Woman  »

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17 May 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I just watched CasaNegra Entertainment's version of this film on DVD, fully restored and all I can is Wow, they did a great job with it. It's such a treat to see these old Mexican classic finally get the attention they deserve. Curse of the Crying Woman is often considered the the Mexican Black Sunday and it lives up to it in every way. Beautifully filmed entirely at night, creepy mist, candle lit dungeons and dead trees are everywhere. These type visual elements were one of the trademarks in many of great horror films from Meixco and definitely what helps make them unique.

The story involves a young woman who upon visiting her Aunt who lives in a creepy Hacienda mansion in the countryside, learns she is next in line to join a family of evil witches. The Mexican title suggests the film is based on the legend of Llorona which it is only loosely. Baledon takes the real legend and morphs it into his own screen play and the outcome is pure classic horror enjoyment. A must for any true lover of Gothic, Black and White horror movies.

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