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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 horrifyi

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2007 (USA) See more »
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The Urban Legend, That Kills See more »
Plot:
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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Waste of Money (Time You Will Regret Spending on this Clunker) See more (11 total) »

Cast

  (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
Chris Marcantel ... Jake the Drunk (as Christopher Marcantel)
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 Bloom .... foley artist
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
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83 min
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Version of Las lloronas (2004)See more »
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11 out of 17 people found the following review useful.
Waste of Money (Time You Will Regret Spending on this Clunker), 21 June 2008
Author: lou from United States

I hate to bash anyone's work, but this is simply the WORST film ever. It would take far too long to list this film's problems, but suffice to say...you will be wasting your time and money on a terrible film.

As far as the mother's killing their babies because of La Lorona, well that could have been handled in a terrifying but effective way (if it had to be handled), but this is not a thoughtful or sensitive treatment. It's not even a scary horror movie and the acting is so stiff - where was the director?

As to why it was shot in New York City instead of Mexico, clearly there were budget issues. But location is the least of the problems. I wish there was something good to say about this film, but I couldn't find it.

Maybe the film's writer/director or some cast/crew can post some positive comments...

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