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Alucarda (1977)
"Alucarda, la hija de las tinieblas" (original title)

R  |   |  Horror, Thriller  |  26 January 1978 (Mexico)
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A young girl's arrival at a convent after the death of her parents marks the beginning of a series of events that unleash an evil presence on the girl and her mysterious new friend, an ... See full summary »

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A young girl's arrival at a convent after the death of her parents marks the beginning of a series of events that unleash an evil presence on the girl and her mysterious new friend, an enigmatic figure known as Alucarda. Demonic possession, Satan worship, and vampirism follows. Written by acidxian

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They gave their souls to Hell... but the Devil wanted MORE! [Canada]

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Brilliant!
10 December 2001 | by (Chyby, Poland) – See all my reviews

I've seen this cult masterpiece under the title "The Inferno" here in Poland.This is surely one of the most atmospheric and diabolical horror films ever made.The two main ladies-Justine and Alucarda-are incredibly beautiful."Alucarda" is loaded with gore and violence and it offers some delicious sleaze(lots of nudity,sex and lesbianism).My favourite scene is when Justine rises from the coffin full of blood and bites out a nun's throat-pure brilliance on screen!It's really a shame that I haven't seen the other horror movies made by Juan Lopez Moctezuma("Mary,Mary,Bloody Mary"),but now I'm dying to see them.10 out of 10-an absolute masterpiece of sleazy horror!


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