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Álex de la Iglesia
A basque priest finds by means of a cabalistic study of the bible that the anti-christ is going to be born on Christmas day in Madrid. Helped by a heavy-metal fan and by the showman of a TV esoteric program, he will try to invoke the devil to find out the place of birth and kill the baby. Written by
Miguel A. Andrade <firstname.lastname@example.org>
The neon "Schweppes" sign on which the protagonists are hung from is at number 41 of the Gran Via (Capitol building, formerly known as Carrión building) in the heart of Madrid, Spain. See more »
The last scene takes place nine months after Christmas, but the flowers and trees in the park show that it's early spring. See more »
Jaime Blanch's, David Pinilla's, Antonio Dechent's and Ignacio Carreño's characters are listed as "Toyota". These characters were replaced in later drafts of the scripts as "assailants". In the movie, they are called "Limpia Madrid", but credits still call them "Toyota." See more »
A darkly funny adventure film... with a d...evil twist
This interesting film from Spanish director De la Iglesia is a road trip that is fun and action packed, as it is obscure. A great premise taken to the extreme, in which a servant of god, has to get in touch with the evil side, in order to save the world. The comic relief comes in Chema, a rock-store clerk, who, along this priest takes this trip to it's ultimate consequences.
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