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The Cry -- Based on the haunting Latino legend of La Llorona. When a young mother in New York City comes under the spell of an anguished, vengeful spirit and collides with two detectives investigating a rise of mysterious murders, she must confront her horrifying connection with the spirit in order to save her child from its evil grasp.
The Cry -- Based on the haunting Latino legend of La Llorona. When a young mother in New York City comes under the spell of an anguished, vengeful spirit and collides with two detectives investigating a rise of mysterious murders, she must confront her horrifyi


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2007 (USA) See more »
The Urban Legend, That Kills See more »
In New York, detective Alex Scott is investigating with his partner Sergio Perez the disappearance of several children... See more » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)
Roberto Quintana Jr. ... La Llorona's Son
Jayden Vargas ... Tonio
Adriana Domínguez ... Maria
Quinn McCann ... Ryan Weit

Jane Petrov ... Lynn Weit

Christian Camargo ... Alex Scott

Carlos Leon ... Sergio Perez
Ron Dailey ... Man with Stroller

Kate Blumberg ... Judy Hardwich
Taylor Rae Jackson ... Lisa (as Taylor Jackson Brown)
Lisa G. ... Reporter Diane Penn

Izzy Ruiz ... Detective Vega
Kristin Taylor ... Detective Taylor
Caroline Cole ... Assistant DA Tanin
Skyler Fortgang ... Todd Scott

Teresa Yenque ... Woman mopping

Lorie Baker ... Secretary
Maryjean O'Neil ... Judy's Guard

Miriam Colon ... Gloria the Curandera (as Miriam Colón)

Jaime Tirelli ... Father Joe

Ed Wheeler ... Officer Owens
Miranda Rivera ... Young Maria
Rita Santistevan ... Maria's Mother
Christopher Marcantel ... Jake the Drunk
Randy Cherkas ... Harry the Drunk
Trudy Healy ... La Llorona
Bernadine Santistevan ... La Llorona (voice)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Neisha Alvarado ... Interviewee (uncredited)

Directed by
Bernadine Santistevan 
Writing credits
Bernadine Santistevan  and
Monique Salazar 

Produced by
Pete Ballard .... executive producer: post production
Laura Blum .... producer
Brian Bremer .... post-production producer
Juan Dapena .... producer
Javier Ramírez Sandoval .... producer
Bernadine Santistevan .... producer
Original Music by
Dean Parker 
Cinematography by
Richard Lopez 
Film Editing by
Dario Bigi 
Doug Forbes 
Casting by
Adrienne Stern 
Production Design by
Tamar Gadish 
Art Direction by
Shaun Motley 
Costume Design by
Rosemary Lepre 
Makeup Department
Leniese Gatto .... makeup artist
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Kevin W. Fitzgerald .... second assistant director
Ryan W. Gates .... assistant director
Jeffrey Charlton Umberger .... first assistant director: Atlanta
Art Department
Juan Sanchez .... storyboard artist
Moira Shaughnessy .... set dresser
Sound Department
Joseph Adorisio II .... audio layback
Leslie Bloome .... foley artist (as Leslie Bloom)
Jeremy Crowder .... dialogue editor
Tom Efinger .... sound re-recording mixer
Blake Eiseman .... foley & adr
Blake Eiseman .... recording editor
Blake Eiseman .... sound designer
Craig Feldman .... boom operator
Michael Gassert .... additional sound mixer
Nicholas Schenck .... additional sound editor (as Nicholas J. Schenck)
Craig Spencer .... co-sound designer
Visual Effects by
David C. Ballard .... digital compositor
Tim Pethel .... visual effects
Justin Sucara .... visual effects
Camera and Electrical Department
Maceo Bishop .... Steadicam operator
Randy Frostig .... director of photography: Georgia
David Isern .... Steadicam operator
Aaron Medick .... steadicam operator
Michael P. Prisco Jr. .... gaffer
Casting Department
Kimberly Hope .... casting associate
Editorial Department
David C. Ballard .... on-line/color correction
Noel Dowd .... additional editing
Claudia Goodwin .... post-production coordinator
Jay Hunt .... color correction
Leann Leagans .... post-production coordinator
Robert Peterson .... assistant editor
Ethan Segal .... assistant tape operator
Music Department
Jason Stasium .... music scoring mixer
Other crew
Slava Gordon .... production assistant
Veronica Mulero .... script supervisor
Dylan Tancill .... production assistant
Kristel Wedin .... production assistant

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Rated R for disturbing violent images and some language
83 min
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Revealing mistakes: In the beginning you see Maria making charcoal drawings of her visions. After she is done, no stains are seen on her hands. They are perfectly clean.See more »
Movie Connections:
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3 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
Awesome! Intelligent and entertaining., 6 October 2009
Author: sofialuca100 from United States

Entertaining and intelligent story behind this Latino legend.

Great film-making also! I definitely recommend this film.

It stayed clear of silly stereotypes.

The story was interesting.

The directing and acting was great.

Looks like a big budget film, even though it wasn't a Hollywood film.

It jumps into interesting cultural issues.

And the director and writers isn't afraid to bringing up societal taboos. A must see.

I grew up with the legend.

It scared me then.

This movie also scares me.

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