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

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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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Manuel Dondé ...
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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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It's all about the imagery.
13 September 2005 | by (The IMDb Horror Board!) – See all my reviews

Satanic imagery abounds in this late 70's Mexican production; rituals, orgies, gypsies, nuns on fire, crosses, lots of screaming, flagellation, a nude lady in a blood-filled coffin…it's got a bit of everything. My favorite scenes would have to be during the blood pact sequence between Alucarda and Justine, in which we get a satyr-like gypsy appearing out of nowhere to conduct the ritual and Alucarda initially in a trance, nude, and bending far backwards. This shot is just surreal. Also, intercut with all this is a nun praying for them, who eventually levitates; another memorable image. Sadly, the plot is thin and there are several laughable parts but all in all, this was a decent watch.


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