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Alucarda (1977)

Alucarda, la hija de las tinieblas (original title)
After the death of her parents, a young girl arrives at a convent and brings a sinister presence with her. Is it her enigmatic imaginary friend, Alucarda, who is to blame? Or is there a satanic force at work?

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(as Juan L. Moctezuma)

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Adriana Riveroll
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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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26 January 1978 (Mexico)  »

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I never tire of this film!
9 October 2001 | by (Los Angeles, California) – See all my reviews

Oddly, the first time I saw this movie I was not that impressed. Shortly thereafter, though, I found myself drawn to watch it over and over. This is a really unique vision filled with blood, nudity, tons of screaming and totally quotable dialogue--a class act all the way. Too bad Tina Romero didn't go on to do more English-speaking roles. J.L.Moctezuma's DR. TARR'S TORTURE DUNGEON is also a surreal delight but is not as outrageous as this almost indescribable film.


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