MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 3,546 this week

Poison for the Fairies (1984)
"Veneno para las hadas" (original title)

 |  Fantasy, Horror  |  1984 (Mexico)
7.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.3/10 from 753 users  
Reviews: 14 user | 7 critic

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.

Writers:

(story), (screenplay)
0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

IMDb Picks: August

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in August.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 250 titles
created 27 Feb 2012
 
a list of 1191 titles
created 17 Sep 2012
 
a list of 40 titles
created 10 months ago
 
a list of 744 titles
created 2 months ago
 
a list of 49 titles
created 3 weeks ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Poison for the Fairies (1984)

Poison for the Fairies (1984) on IMDb 7.3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Poison for the Fairies.

User Polls

5 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy | Crime | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A taxidermist decides to murder his wife after having to put up with her after twenty years of hellish marriage.

Director: Rogelio A. González
Stars: Arturo de Córdova, Amparo Rivelles, Elda Peralta
Alucarda (1977)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

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 »

Director: Juan López Moctezuma
Stars: Claudio Brook, David Silva, Tina Romero
Fantasy | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A husband murders his wife, and years later her ghost emerges from a witch's mirror to take her revenge.

Director: Chano Urueta
Stars: Rosa Arenas, Armando Calvo, Isabela Corona
Horror | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A young nun is tempted by visions of forbidden sexual fantasies to cross over to Satan.

Director: Gilberto Martínez Solares
Stars: Enrique Rocha, Cecilia Pezet, Delia Magaña
Don't Panic (1978)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A young couple are tricked into going into a sinister house where a coven of devil-worshipers waits for them.

Directors: Carlos Puerto, Juan Piquer Simón
Stars: Ángel Aranda, Sandra Alberti, Mariana Karr
Drama | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Anne and Lore, neighbors and best friends, barely into their teens, board at a convent school where they have taken a vow to sin and to serve Satan. Anne keeps a secret diary, they read a ... See full summary »

Director: Joël Séria
Stars: Jeanne Goupil, Catherine Wagener, Bernard Dhéran
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A young girl who returns to her hometown to see her dying father finds herself being drawn into a web of vampirism and witchcraft.

Director: Richard Blackburn
Stars: Lesley Taplin, Cheryl Smith, William Whitton
Drama | Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A governess Julia comes to work in a bourgeois family that live in an afforested property that they have recently bought. Julia was to take care about little girl named Silvia, whose ... See full summary »

Director: Carlos Enrique Taboada
Stars: Marga López, Joaquín Cordero, Norma Lazareno
Drama | Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Girls that were punished to sat at a boarding school during Spring Break have no idea the school is haunted by the restless spirit of a former student seeking revenge.

Director: Carlos Enrique Taboada
Stars: Marga López, Maricruz Olivier, Alicia Bonet
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Carlos Enrique Taboada
Stars: Raúl Araiza
Rapiña (1975)
Adventure | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Director: Carlos Enrique Taboada
Stars: Ignacio López Tarso, Germán Robles, Norma Lazareno
Rubí (1970)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Rubi steals the fiancé from her millionaire friend Maribel, leaves her city and gets married in New York. Before getting on the airplane, the sister curses her and slaps her. Rubi drives ... See full summary »

Director: Carlos Enrique Taboada
Stars: Irán Eory, Aldo Monti, Carlos Bracho
Edit

Cast

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)
...
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 ...
(voice)
Edit

Storyline

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>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Genres:

Fantasy | Horror

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

1984 (Mexico)  »

Also Known As:

Poison for the Fairies  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

References The Bad Seed (1956) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
Perfection
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.


1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
The names are different. neill1-1
Discuss Poison for the Fairies (1984) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?