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The Nameless (1999)
"Los sin nombre" (original title)

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The mutilated body of a six year old girl is found in a water hole. The girl is identified as the missing daughter of Claudia. However, only two peices of evidence could be used to identify... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Emma Vilarasau ...
Claudia
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Massera
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Quiroga
Toni Sevilla ...
Franco
Brendan Price ...
Marc
Jordi Dauder ...
Forense
Núria Cano ...
Policía
Isabel Ampudia ...
Secretaria
Carles Punyet ...
Jefe
Aleix Puiggalí ...
Tipo malcarado
Susana García Díez ...
Chica piscina (as Susana García)
Pep Tosar ...
Toni
Carme Capdet ...
Monja
Manel Solás ...
Hombre silla de ruedas
Víctor Guillén ...
Hombre flaco (as Víctor Guillén 'Buby')
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The mutilated body of a six year old girl is found in a water hole. The girl is identified as the missing daughter of Claudia. However, only two peices of evidence could be used to identify her; a bracelet with her name on it near the crime scene, and the fact that her right leg was three inches longer than her left. All other methods of identification were removed from her body. Five years later Claudia, now addicted to tranquilizers, receives a phone call from someone claiming to be her daughter, asking for her mother to come find her before 'they' kill her. Other mysterious clues show up, further indicating that Claudia's daughter is indeed still alive, and very much in danger. Claudia, a run-down ex-cop, and a parapsychology reporter put together the clues to discover Angela's whereabouts. Written by Kerryn Wedgwood

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Trying to reach the limits of evil... But evil has no limits.


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Rated R for violence, disturbing images, graphic nudity and language | See all certifications »

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€900,000 (estimated)
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Based on the British novel "The Nameless" by Ramsey Campbell. See more »

Quotes

Jesuita: [reading from old esotericism magazine] Evil can be isolated scientifically, stripped of all prejudice, destroying the shell of humanity that corrupts it. Mutilation, torture, the practice of terror as a way to purification. The sacrament of the final atrocity.
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My Black Dress
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What?? Did I miss something??
21 June 2014 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

My best friend and I chose this movie to accompany our popcorn and wine for Girls Night! We turned down the lights, poured ourselves a glass and got underneath our blankets for what was sure to be a fright fest!

Okay so the first hour or so went by slowly. Scratch that it went by REALLY freaking slowly.

All of a sudden there is movement beneath the blankets....a tentative head emerges. " Umm do you think something is going to happen soon?" She asks me.

"Sure" I said. "It didn't do too badly on IMDb right?! What was it? 6/10? Something has got to happen soon. Just watch it".

I'm not going to lie...there were points in the remaining hour of the movie where I seriously considered walking over to the corner of my kitchen and banging my head silently against the cold brick wall. Just for some kind of mental stimulation.

Alas, we perservered and reached a point where there is a reveal of sorts between two characters. Lyndsey and I sat bolt upright and she reached over...clutching my hand.

She looked at me. Eyes shining brightly with hope and anticipation. "This is it, she breathed...something is finally happening...."

We turn back to the TV , clutching each other, barely daring to breath.

Surely these last 2 hours of slow, monotonous, Nameless nonsense will be worth it....

Surely the respected, intelligent members of IMDb wouldn't give an average but respectable score of 6 to a Spanish piece of diaper rash?

The credits roll and we sit back. Looking blankly at each other through the sudden stillness.

What a pile of garbage that was!

4/10


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