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The Nameless (1999)

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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 pieces 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
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Forense
Núria Cano ...
Policía
Isabel Ampudia ...
Secretaria
Carles Punyet ...
Jefe
Aleix Puiggalí ...
Tipo malcarado
Susana García Díez ...
Chica piscina (as Susana García)
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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 pieces 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 centimeters 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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12 November 1999 (Spain)  »

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€900,000 (estimated)
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The scenes in front of Claudia's door were filmed in the same building as [Rec] (2007), a movie from the same director. See more »

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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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References Rosemary's Baby (1968) See more »

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My Black Dress
Written by Mariona Aupí and Jaume Garcia
Performed by Fang
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The Dark and Frightening Essence of Pure Evil
13 November 2005 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

In Spain, the vanished six years old daughter of the editor Claudia (Emma Vilarasau) is found completely mutilated in a well by the police, being recognized by her husband only due to a bracelet and her shorter leg. Five years later, Claudia, divorced and addicted in tranquilizer, receives a short phone contact from her daughter. She looks for the former detective in charge of the investigation, and together with a reporter of a magazine of parapsychology, they find the existence of a diabolic sect called "Los Sin Nombre" that searches the essence of pure evil.

"Los Sin Nombre" was recently released on DVD in Brazil, and it is a very dark and scary movie. The direction, screenplay, cinematography and acting are excellent. The characters are well developed and the cinematography is very cold, without using bright colors, and the malevolent and malefic story is highly indicated for those viewers that liked, for example, thrillers like "Seven", "The Silence of the Lambs", "Rosemary's Baby" and "Tesis". My vote is eight.

Title (Brazil): "A Seita"("The Sect")


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