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Poison for the Fairies (1986)
"Veneno para las hadas" (original title)

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A 10 year old girl convinces a lonely classmate that she is a witch, forcing the child to become her assistant. Though their games are initially rather naive, they gradually take a nasty and violent turn.

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Cast overview:
Ana Patricia Rojo ...
Elsa María Gutiérrez ...
Flavia (as Elsa María)
Leonor Llausás ...
La Bruja (as Leonor Llauzas)
Carmen Stein ...
Nana (as Carmela Stein)
María Santander ...
Ernesto Schwartz ...
Tono
Rocío Lazcano ...
Senora Ellia
Blanca Lidia Muñoz ...
Madame Rickard (as Blanca Lydia Muñoz)
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Flavia's Father (voice)
Lilia Aragón ...
Flavia's Mother (voice)
Hilda Pérez Carbajal ...
Madame Rickard (voice)
Marcela Páez ...
Grandmother (voice)
Araceli de León ...
Nana (voice)
Patricia Acevedo ...
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Mexico City circa 1965: Flavia is an aristocratic little girl, who is very lonely and bored. At school she meets and befriends a strange and beautiful girl named Verónica, who dreams of becoming a witch. Their games get increasingly sadistic and macabre, and escalate to involve the bloody murder of a piano teacher and macabre mayhem. Written by Mateo Monasterio <mateo_monasterio@hotmail.com>

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15 December 2011 | by (Slow Death, California) – See all my reviews

Mere words cannot describe this film. Each frame begs to be mounted as art. The cinematography of this gem should bring most Film fans to their knees. If someone described this film to me I probably wouldn't have expected much, but I would have been sorely mistaken. My undivided attention was earned from the very first screen and a free pass to every porn site on the net couldn't have dragged me away. Every once in a while we come across a film that affects us at a deeper level then we ever would had expected, and this epic will stay with me for the rest of my days on this earth.

Pure artistic brilliance that deserves a spot on every "best of" list in existence.


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