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1962 (USA) See more »
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A husband murders his wife, and years later her ghost emerges from a witch's mirror to take her revenge. | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)
Rosa Arenas ... Deborah (as Rosita Arenas)
Armando Calvo ... Eduardo Ramos
Isabela Corona ... Sara
Dina de Marco ... Elena
Carlos Nieto ... Gustavo
Alfredo Wally Barrón ... Inspector (as Alfredo W. Barrón)

Directed by
Chano Urueta 
 
Writing credits
Alfredo Ruanova (story) &
Carlos Enrique Taboada (story) (as Carlos E. Taboada)

Alfredo Ruanova (screenplay) &
Carlos Enrique Taboada (screenplay) (as Carlos E. Taboada)

Produced by
Abel Salazar .... producer
 
Original Music by
Gustavo César Carrión  (as Gustavo Cesar Carreon)
 
Cinematography by
Jorge Stahl Jr. 
 
Film Editing by
Alfredo Rosas Priego 
 
Casting by
Guillermo Castillo 
 
Production Design by
Javier Torres Torija 
 
Set Decoration by
Dario Cabañas 
 
Makeup Department
María del Castillo .... makeup artist
Teresa Sánchez .... hair stylist
 
Production Management
José Alcalde .... production chief
Antonio Sandoval .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Américo Fernández .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
James L. Fields .... sound supervisor
Manuel Topete .... dialogue recordist
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Horacio Calvillo .... lighting technician
León Sánchez .... camera operator
 
Editorial Department
Abraham Cruz .... synchronization editor
 
Music Department
Galdino R. Samperio .... music recordist (as Galdino Samperio Cruci)
 
Other crew
Carlos Falomir .... script supervisor
Manuel Martinez .... titles
Isaac Moreno .... delegate: actors
 

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Also Known As:
"The Witch's Mirror" - USA (dubbed version)
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75 min
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Mirror, mirror, on the wall, which is the coolest Mexican horror flick of them all?, 12 February 2007
Author: Lee Eisenberg (lee.eisenberg.pdx@gmail.com) from Portland, Oregon, USA

Back in the days when the United States film industry was making a number of horror movies starring Vincent Price, Mexico made several similar movies. "El espejo de la bruja" (called "The Witch's Mirror" in English) is one of the coolest examples. It portrays a woman seeing her own death in a mirror and dying shortly thereafter. When her husband remarries, her godmother communicates with her through the grave, and they both come up with a plan to get revenge on the husband...even if bad things have to happen to his new wife.

Yeah, it sounds pretty outlandish. But these sorts of movies don't pretend to be anything else! The point is to have fun, and I'm sure that you will. If you aren't totally familiar with Mexico's horror genre, Portland's video/DVD store Movie Madness has a whole section devoted to that genre.

All in all, this witch will almost certainly have you in its spell.

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