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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 »

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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 Rosemary's Baby (1968) See more »

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My Black Dress
Written by Mariona Aupí and Jaume Garcia
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A serious nightmare!
25 May 2001 | by (Düsseldorf, Germany) – See all my reviews

I heard about the movie at the Fantasy Movie Festival 2000 in Cologne. Unfortunately I couldn't see the movie, but as I only read positive comments on the movie i simply bought the DVD! The DVD is perfect, it comes along with trailers, making of, music video etc.

The Plot: The movie is about a mother who, after six years, gets a mysterious phone call from her disappeared daughter. The mothers only hope to find out what really happened to her daughter is an ex-cop who worked on the case at that time. A frightening search starts.....

Los sin nombre is one of the best suspense-thrillers I have seen. This movie doesn't need to hide from movies like "Silence of the lambs" or "Seven".

What I liked the most about this movie are the characters. Throughout the movie the characters develop perfectly and you feel a certain "relation" between them. Another positive aspect is, that the movie gets along without any funny moment, not as in other thrillers where you often find funny moments where buddies or other characters are involved.

This movie was a real positive surprise and for me one of the best movies in 2000. It's a must see!


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