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Director:
Writers:
Héctor Carré
José Antonio Félez (contributing writer)
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Release Date:
13 August 2004 (Spain) See more »
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After killing her abusive and unfaithful husband, the religious and schizophrenic housewife Gregoria... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Interesting film with a powerhouse performance by Maura. See more (7 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Carmen Maura ... Celia
Ana Fernández ... Dorita
Juan Margallo ... Roberto
Santiago Barón ... Daniel
Evaristo Calvo ... Leandro
Xulio Lago ... Senén
Luisa Merelas ... Felisa
Antonio F. Simón ... Don Damián
Luis Iglesia ... Doctor
Víctor Mosqueira ... Cura
Chete Lera ... Amable
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Directed by
Héctor Carré 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Héctor Carré 
José Antonio Félez  contributing writer

Produced by
Francisco Arnoso 'Pixi' .... auxiliar de produccion
José Antonio Félez .... producer
Eduardo Santana .... line producer
Antonio Varela .... executive producer
Moncho Varela .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Suso Rey 
Manuel Varela 
 
Cinematography by
Juan Carlos Gómez (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Nacho Ruiz Capillas 
 
Production Management
Xavier Guallar .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Tania Rodríguez .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Rafa Ferreiro .... props
José Antonio Perozo .... props
Pablo Seoane .... set dresser
 
Sound Department
Amín Alí Gago .... sound editor
Amín Alí Gago .... sound recordist
Jaime Fernández .... sound re-recording mixer
Fabien Pochet .... adr mixer
Ricardo Viñas .... dolby sound consultant
 
Special Effects by
Tomás Gómez .... special effects: Artefacto Escenografia crew
 
Visual Effects by
Javier Mosqueda .... data operator
 
Stunts
Diego Herberg .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Alberto Díaz Blanco .... electrician
Edmundo Sanz .... key grip
Juanjo Sánchez .... steadicam operator
 
Other crew
Encarna Alonso .... script supervisor
Lara Isabel Gómez .... making-of
Cristina Sutherland .... marketing director
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"The Promise" - USA (DVD title)
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Runtime:
Spain:105 min | Spain:104 min | Argentina:104 min (Mar del Plata Film Festival)
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3 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
Interesting film with a powerhouse performance by Maura., 8 March 2007
Author: ThrownMuse from The land of the Bunyips

The amazing Carmen Maura plays a deeply religious maruja who gets fed up with her abusive husband and skips town after witnessing a bizarre random accident. Fate leads her to a small town and a position as a nanny for a dysfunctional couple and their strange little boy. Everything is perfect in her new life until she starts having disagreements with the patriarch and she starts to realize that there is something wrong in the house. Or perhaps she is descending into madness, set off by the clashing of her devout Catholicism and newfound liberation? This film is beautifully photographed and features lovely Spanish Gothic architecture. It never goes into full on horror like it seems to want so badly to do, but it's still a compelling film that is effective on several levels.

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