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Release Date:
12 November 1999 (Spain) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Trying to reach the limits of evil... But evil has no limits.
Plot:
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... See more » | Full synopsis »
Awards:
16 wins & 5 nominations See more »
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User Reviews:
Let yourself go, and it will scare you off! See more (58 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
Emma Vilarasau ... Claudia

Karra Elejalde ... Massera

Tristán Ulloa ... 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')
Sebastià Sellent ... Director revista
Boris Ruiz ... Jesuita
Josep Maria Domènech ... Romero (as Josep Mª Domenech)
Manuel Bronchud ... Dr. Bolggen (as Manel Bronchud)
Joan Massotkleiner ... Psiquiatra (as Joan Massot-Kleiner)
Carlos Lasarte ... Santini
Pepita Alguersuari ... Mujer en el motel
Jessica Del Pozo ... Ángela
Judith Tort ... Ángela a los 5 años
Susana González ... Tatuadora (as Susana Mª González)
Agustín Mellines ... Tipo escuálido
Ferran Terraza ... Joven rapado
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Dianne Arnaldo ... Niña 1ª comunión
María Bianco ... Snuff Movie
Luis Casacuberta ... Snuff Movie (as Lluís Casacoberta)
Mercè Gil ... Monja sueño
Sergi Martí ... Snuff Movie
Pedro Antonio Segura ... Snuff Movie
Mercè Sierra ... Mujer Massera
Domenec Barbara ... Miembro de la secta (uncredited)
Pepe Mediavilla ... Romero (voice) (uncredited)

Directed by
Jaume Balagueró 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Jaume Balagueró  writer
Ramsey Campbell  story

Produced by
Jaume Balagueró .... associate producer
Carlos Fernández .... associate producer
Julio Fernández .... associate producer
Joan Ginard .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Carles Cases 
 
Cinematography by
Xavi Giménez 
 
Film Editing by
Luis de la Madrid 
 
Production Design by
Matías Tikas 
 
Art Direction by
Matías Tikas 
 
Costume Design by
Carmen González 
 
Makeup Department
Alma Casal .... makeup department head
Patricia López .... hair stylist
 
Production Management
Josep Amorós .... production manager
Joan Ginard .... production manager
Miguel Ángel González .... production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Luis Casacuberta .... second assistant director
Anna Rua .... second assistant director
Fernando Sánchez-Izquierdo .... first assistant director (as Fernando Izquierdo)
 
Art Department
Mònica Artés .... assistant decorator
Jordi Ribera .... assistant decorator
Gustavo Suñer .... props
 
Sound Department
Manuel Carrión .... foley artist
Manuel Carrión .... sound effects
Raúl Marsal .... assistant sound mixer
Salva Mayolas .... sound editor
Salva Mayolas .... sound supervisor
Marc Orts .... sound mixer
Marc Orts .... sound re-recording mixer
Jaume Puig .... sound consultant: Dolby
 
Special Effects by
Xavi Bastida .... special effects makeup
David Martí .... special effects supervisor
Adolfo Vila .... special effects
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Eduard Aguiló .... grip
Gemma Argiles .... video assist operator
Sergi Bartrolí .... electrician
Albert Carreras .... second operator
Francesc Carreras .... assistant camera
Oscar Faura .... assistant camera (as Óscar Faura)
David Fernández .... gaffer
Joan Morató .... Steadicam operator
David Planagumà .... assistant camera
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Javier Sanz .... assistant costume designer
 
Editorial Department
Xavi Adán .... assistant editor
Félix Bueno .... assistant editor
Pepín .... colorist
 
Music Department
Pere Bardagí .... musician (as Pere Berdagí)
Carles Cases .... musical director
Carles Cases .... musician
Carles Cases .... orchestrator
Guillem Llobell .... musician
Mariona Tuset .... musician (as Mariona Tusset)
Maria Vall .... music producer
 
Other crew
Eduardo Albaladejo .... management of rights: Filmax Entertainment
Glòria Blanes .... script supervisor
Vicente Canales .... head of sales
Isabel Caraly .... production assistant
Ivan Carrero .... production assistant
Valentí Closas .... production secretary
Martin Samper .... marketing and promotion
Elisa Sirvent .... production assistant
Emma Stumpler .... production assistant
 
Thanks
Bernat Elias .... thanks
Loris Omedes .... thanks
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Los sin nombre" - Spain (original title)
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MPAA:
Rated R for violence, disturbing images, graphic nudity and language
Runtime:
102 min
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1.85 : 1 See more »
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Trivia:
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.See more »
Movie Connections:
References 2010 (1984)See more »
Soundtrack:
My Black DressSee more »

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28 out of 38 people found the following review useful.
Let yourself go, and it will scare you off!, 28 November 2003
Author: Sigmund (stefano@sbcweb.com) from Roma, IT

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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