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Films to Keep You Awake: Spectre (2006)

Películas para no dormir: Regreso a Moira (original title)
An elderly writer visits the small village where he grew up and as he walks through he catches a glimpse of the same woman he fell in love with in his youth but she has not aged at all! He follows her, but is not ready for what he finds

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Tomás (joven)
Natalia Millán ...
Moira
Jordi Dauder ...
Tomás
Victoria Mora ...
Carmen
David Arnaiz ...
Carlos (joven)
Adrián Marín ...
Vicente (joven)
José Ángel Egido ...
Carlos
Miguel Rellán ...
Vicente
Mayte Cedeño ...
Fantasma
Joserra Cadiñanos ...
Don Anselmo
Walter Prieto ...
Ramón
Elisa Medina ...
Mujer 1
Helena Castañeda ...
Mujer 2 (as Elena Castañeda)
Elsa Bodem ...
Greta
Juan Aballe ...
Marc (voice)
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An elderly writer visits the small village where he grew up and as he walks through he catches a glimpse of the same woman he fell in love with in his youth but she has not aged at all! He follows her, but is not ready for what he finds

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Interesting, but not scary...
23 December 2015 | by (Denmark) – See all my reviews

"Spectre" (aka "Regreso a Moira") had potential, but it wasn't fully utilized, and the movie turned out to be anything by scary. And I was really hoping for something vile, especially with this on the DVD cover: "1 of 4 movies to keep you awake". Right, I wonder what kind of low scare tolerance that person who wrote that had.

This isn't really a horror movie in the traditional sense. If you sit down to watch the movie with the hopes to be scared, like I did, then you will be sorely disappointed. This movie is a movie about obsession, but with a slight supernatural twist.

What made the movie manage to keep being interesting and watchable, despite its lack of spooks and scares, was the acting and the phenomenal switching between past and present. Director Mateo Gil really managed to keep a great flow to the storyline with his switching between past and present.

Without revealing the ending, I will say that the revealing of what Tomás saw in the house on that fateful night was really a stroke of genius and it lifted up the movie quite well.

All in all a watchable movie, just a shame that there was a lack of scares to be had.


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