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Maniac Mansion (1972)
"La mansión de la niebla" (original title)

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A couple, lost in thick fog, take refuge in an old mansion next to a cemetery. Strange things start to happen.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ida Galli ...
Martha Clinton (as Evelin Stewart)
Analía Gadé ...
Elsa (as Analia Gade)
Lisa Leonardi ...
Laura (as Anna Lisa Nardi)
Andrés Resino ...
Fred (as Andres Resino)
Franco Fantasia ...
Mr. Porter
Alberto Dalbés ...
Ernest (as Alberto Dalbes)
Yelena Samarina ...
Mrs. Tremont (as Ylena Samarina)
George Rigaud ...
Elsa's father (as Jorge Rigaud)
Ingrid Garbo ...
Ellen
Eduardo Fajardo ...
Mr. Tremont
José Luis Velasco ...
Chofer / Ghost (as Jose Louis Velasco)
Saturno Cerra ...
Man in the road
Emilia Rubio
José Félix Montoya ...
Hotel guest (as Felix Jose Montoya)
Magoya Montenegro ...
Female Hotel Guest 2
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A couple, lost in thick fog, take refuge in an old mansion next to a cemetery. Strange things start to happen.

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ESP 20,870,652 (Spain)
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Hopelessly dated and clichéd, but has minor merits
7 November 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

You no doubt have run into this theme time and time again- some people get stranded on a VERY foggy night, and they're forced to seek refuge in this spooky ol' house. Of course, the house is in an isolated locale. Of course, it's located next to a cemetery. Of course, the owners are creepy people. Of course, the house is rumored to be haunted. And, of course, the guests' stay and slumber are disturbed by the strange and haunting goings-on that we've come to expect in stories like this. We've seen it all before, from Scooby Doo cartoons to the Haunted Mansion at Disneyland. And so the cast goes through the motions while the audience goes through the motions of watching them and pretending not to know what will happen. The closing scene is ludicrous- how many pistols can fire 17 shots without being reloaded? However, it's not a total loss. The acting is marginally better than usual for a low-budget film like this. The production and sets are fairly good-looking, the background music is satisfactory, and there is some atmosphere of eerie calm which actually works. So I would recommend this film to people who really like haunted house movies.


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