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La herencia Valdemar (2010)

Luisa Llorente, an expert on taxation of old buildings, had recently gone to the Victorian mansion Valdemar to conduct an inventory of property ownership. After she mysteriously disappeared... See full summary »

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Luisa Llorente, an expert on taxation of old buildings, had recently gone to the Victorian mansion Valdemar to conduct an inventory of property ownership. After she mysteriously disappeared, Maximilian, president of her company, engaged the services of a private detective to help find her. But soon they will discover that it is not the first disappearance at Valdemar mansion! Written by Irishlass240 (smmorr240@aol.com)

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22 January 2010 (Spain)  »

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Paul Naschy talked with José Luis Alemán to include Christopher Lee in the cast, but Lee turn down in the movie due others works he was doing when the movie was filming. Naschy is considered "The Spanish Christopher Lee". See more »

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Nice tribute to the classics!
7 February 2010 | by (Arenys de Mar, Catalonia, Spain) – See all my reviews

The majority of critics have been unfair to this movie. This is a nice homage to the classics of the terror genre and to the world of Lovecraft. Aficionados will enjoy the references with delight.

The story is well told and interesting enough, and though it leaves some loose ends (the second installment will see the light on October), the main story (told in a large flashback) concludes in a spectacular climax that is something to be seen.

The production values are top notch.

The only setbacks are some pieces of dialog, too long and literary, that drag the pace in the middle section.

All in all, this is a remarkable first feature from director José Luis Alemán.


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