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Angel of Death (2002)
"Semana Santa" (original title)

R  |   |  Thriller, Drama  |  24 April 2002 (Italy)
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The most spectacular Easter celebration in the World. Hosts of hooded Penitents parade through the ancient, narrow streets

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Maria Delgado
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Quemada
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Torillo
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Doña Catalina
Peter Berling ...
Castenada
Fermí Reixach ...
Rodriguez
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Antonio
Jorge Bosch ...
Jaime Mateo
Yohana Cobo ...
Young Dona Catalina
Carlos Castañon ...
Dr. Hidalgo
Jose M. Blanco ...
Don Manuel
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Maggi
Alexander Konheim ...
Famiani
Pablo Rojas ...
Apprentice Luis
Juan Del Santo ...
Felipe Ordonez
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The most spectacular Easter celebration in the World. Hosts of hooded Penitents parade through the ancient, narrow streets of the Old Town in time-honored ritual. But for one celebrant this Holy Week is different. For him Semana Santa is a time to kill. As the death toll mounts, it falls to detective Maria Delgado - mistrusted outsider from Madrid - to stop the bizarre killings. Written by Paul Berrow <paul@bandname.com>

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Rated R for strong violence including a sexual assault, and language | See all certifications »
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24 April 2002 (Italy)  »

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€9,500,000 (estimated)
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Alida Valli's last film. See more »

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Quemada: Women have been known to throw their panties at him.
Maria Delgado: I'll be sure to wear some for the occasion.
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pretty bad
6 July 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

with all the European studios involved in this one, you would think you'd at least get some pretty photography; but the local color is kept to a minimum.

Irritation #1 is Mira Sorvino using a Russian accent in order to play a Spanish cop - WTF? The story is hopelessly confused. There's a supposed romantic back story that is intentionally confused - is she or isn't she a lesbian? - serving no purpose whatsoever. The cops in the movie are the most stupid to have graced a serial killer film in a long time. There seems to be some message about the mid-'30s Spanish Civil War But since pretty much everybody involved in that is dead, one doesn't see the point in it.

Despite the bull-fighting backdrop of part of the narrative (which part? who can tell), you never even get a good look at a bull fight. Earnest Hemingway would have punched the director in the nose - with my blessings.


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