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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

Santini: Look at the table, Claudia. I'm sure that's all you see. A table. Because you can't see beyond - within. There are things within the table, Claudia, but you can't see them. Termites. They are devouring it little by little. But no one knows. They never rest, and do it in silence. Until one day the table breaks. That's the secret. If you could see within me, you'd see the same thing. I'm full of flies, Claudia. They're devouring me little by little, and no one knows. You can't imagine the pain. ...
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References Se7en (1995) See more »

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My Black Dress
Written by Mariona Aupí and Jaume Garcia
Performed by Fang
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Let yourself go, and it will scare you off!
28 November 2003 | by (Roma, IT) – See all my reviews

One who did not see the movie may be surprise by all the contrasting comments ranging from "LAME" to "EXCELLENT". But there is a simple answer to this: There are 2 types o movie-goers: those who let themselves go and get involved in the story, and those who stay in a safe shell of rationality and judge from the outside. So, this movie lives on atmosphere and the mood it is able to arouse, and in this it works greatly, it really scares. But to a cold-minded analisys, it reveals flaws in the plot. Anyway, I think that RATIONAL-AT-ALL-COSTS people should simply give up with horror movies: their inner cords just can't be reached... For all the other ones, you should watch this movie, becasue it is a scary movie that really scares, and features excellent acting and direction. The only right criticism regards the ending. I suppose that they could have done better, not necessarily changing WHAT happens, but possibly HOW it is described. But it is still a decent final, and the movie is a well worth experience.


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