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Films to Keep You Awake: Spectre -- 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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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 | Full synopsis »
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Spooky, Moving and Engaging See more (8 total) »


  (in credits order)

Juan José Ballesta ... 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)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Joe Lewis ... Tomas (voice)

Alejandro Amenábar ... Man looking at statue (uncredited)

Eduardo Noriega ... Man looking at statue (uncredited)

Directed by
Mateo Gil 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Mateo Gil 
Igor Legarreta 

Produced by
Álvaro Augustín .... producer
Carlos Fernández .... executive producer
Julio Fernández .... producer
Santiago Gimeno .... executive producer
Félix Rodríguez .... supervising producer
Original Music by
Zacarías M. de la Riva 
Cinematography by
Josu Inchaustegui 
Film Editing by
Carlos Agulló 
Mateo Gil 
Casting by
Pep Armengol 
Art Direction by
Félix Murcia 
Costume Design by
Clara Bilbao 
Makeup Department
Belén López-Puigcerver .... makeup artist (as Belén López Puigcerver)
Art Department
Javier López Antía .... property master
Sound Department
Juan Ferro .... boom operator
María Steinberg .... sound editor
Ricardo Steinberg .... sound
Special Effects by
Tomás Gómez .... special effects makeup: Artefacto Escenografia crew
Visual Effects by
Ivan Busquets .... digital compositor
Quico Noizeux .... digital compositor
Sandra Picher .... visual effects coordinator
Joan Carles Vendrell .... CG artist
Camera and Electrical Department
Peque Griffin .... steadicam operator
Ramiro Sabell hijo .... first assistant camera
Federico Staffa .... clapper loader
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Ana Requena .... assistant costume designer
Maite Rod .... costume design assistant
Editorial Department
Laura Sánchez .... film scanner (as Laura Sanchez)
Music Department
Lucio Godoy .... music producer
Juan Pablo González Saccone .... assistant music engineer (as PJ Saccone)
Other crew
Eduardo Albaladejo .... management of rights: Filmax Entertainment
Vicente Canales .... head of sales
Pedro José de la Fuente García .... production assistant
Rafael López de la Manzanara Cuadri .... location manager
Helena Moreno Núñez .... development executive
Anna Oms .... documentation
Martin Samper .... making-of
Elena Serra .... development executive

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Also Known As:
"Películas para no dormir: Regreso a Moira" - Spain (original title)
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75 min | USA:84 min (DVD)
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How does the Movie actually End? Is the Woman really a Witch?
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29 out of 33 people found the following review useful.
Spooky, Moving and Engaging, 24 April 2008
Author: IokFromTheCrypt from United Kingdom

An elderly man returns to his home town, having left the country in his youth. During the course of his homecoming, we see flashbacks to his past and learn of his love affair with a woman branded a witch by the deeply religious locals. However, all is not as it seems and his jealousy and infatuation set into action a course of events that come back to haunt him years later...

A stylish, slow-paced but unnerving ghost story that combines M.R. James-style apparitions with an emotionally-driven story and some nicely handled, subtle twists. If you're looking for a "BOO!" shock movie, look elsewhere, though: this is a thoughtful, atmospheric and emotionally-engaging exploration of the effects of guilt, with a supernatural edge. You'll need patience to fully appreciate the movie, as the story unfolds at its own pace and those looking for outright shocks will need to look elsewhere (although when the scares come, they're handled well) but if you're looking for an intelligent, haunting drama, stick with it. You won't be disappointed.

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