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Angel of Death (2002)
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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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Alida Valli's last film. See more »

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Quemada: [to tourist after Torillo knocked him to the ground] Welcome to the middle ages.
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The Story Went Where?
11 April 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I could not, for the life of me, follow, figure out or understand the story. As the plot advances it too stays incomprehensible. I'm going to guess and say that there was a preproduction story/plot problem that never got sorted out. The producers could never separate the many details that the novel, or any novel, has the time and space to create from the other idea, which was to make a movie about a serial killer and the killer's pursuit by the police. They ended up with too many things happening in a proscribed feature film time limit. Too bad really because they had a solid cast, a director who knows how to move things around and excellent cinematography. In fact, a well made movie that one could enjoy and relax with for a couple of hours.


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