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Writer:
Juan Martínez Moreno (written by)
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Release Date:
13 July 2012 (Spain) See more »
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After 15 years, Tomas, a not very succesfull writer, comes back to the village in Galicia where his family comes from... See more » | Add synopsis »
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4 wins & 5 nominations See more »
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The greatest werewolf movie since many, many full moons! See more (13 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
Gorka Otxoa ... Tomás Mariño
Carlos Areces ... Calixto

Secun de la Rosa ... Mario
Mabel Rivera ... Rosa, abuela
Manuel Manquiña ... Evaristo
Luis Zahera ... Sargento Guardia Civil (as Luís Zahera)
Coté Soler ... Número Guardia Civil
Marcos Ruiz ... Diego
Roberto Sánchez 'Luna' ... Hombre cuadrilla 1 (as Luna)
Tomás Salvadores ... Hombre cuadrilla 2
Antonio Lagares ... Hombre cuadrilla 3 (as Tucho Lagares)
Xosé Manuel Olveira 'Pico' ... Dueño bar (as Xose Manuel Olveira 'Pico')
Dorotea Bárcena ... Mujer dueño bar
Xulio Lago ... Ciego
Cristina Pascual ... Paramédico
Camila Bossa ... Reportera
Charo Sánchez ... Mujer transformación
Tomás Cimadevilla ... Teniente guardia civil
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
David Aldonza
Arturo Cobas
Javier Concepción
Antonio Delgado
Estebán Fernández
Aitor Ganzúa
Javier López
José Carlos Martín
Alfonso Medina
Denis Prieto
Ademar Silvoso
Javier Ávila

Directed by
Juan Martínez Moreno 
 
Writing credits
Juan Martínez Moreno (written by)

Produced by
Tomás Cimadevilla .... producer
Beatriz Delgado .... executive producer
Emma Lustres .... producer
Verónica Pan .... assistant producer
Borja Pena .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Sergio Moure 
 
Cinematography by
Carlos Ferro 
 
Film Editing by
Nacho Ruiz Capillas 
 
Casting by
Ana Sainz-Trápaga 
Patricia Álvarez de Miranda 
 
Production Design by
Sara Frantz 
 
Art Direction by
Sandra Frantz 
 
Costume Design by
Beatriz San Juan 
 
Makeup Department
Raquel Fidalgo .... makeup artist
Fermín Galán .... hair stylist
María Illobre .... assistant hair stylist
María Illobre .... assistant makeup artist
Juan Olmo .... makeup effects lab technician: Dharma Studio
Viviana Sánchez .... special makeup effects assistant
 
Production Management
Javier Mateos .... unit production manager
Pablo Ramírez .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Sergio Francisco .... assistant director
Virginia Maillo .... third assistant director
Cecilia Perolio .... second assistant director
Carmen Torres .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Óscar Romero .... set dresser
 
Sound Department
Miguel Barbosa .... re-recording mix assistant
Álex F. Capilla .... foley artist
Eduardo G. Castro .... assistant sound editor
Patrick Ghislain .... foley mixer
Pelayo Gutiérrez .... sound editor
Dámaso Hernández .... boom operator
Ana Belén Martín .... post sound production
Rafa Paniagua .... post-sound assistant
Javier Pato .... dubbing technician: gallego
Agustín Peinado .... sound recordist
Nacho Royo-Villanova .... foley mixer
Nacho Royo-Villanova .... sound re-recording mixer
Sergio Testón .... assistant sound re-recording mixer
 
Special Effects by
Arturo Balceiro .... special effects
Federico Cueva .... special effects
Lobos de Arga .... special effects
Rodolfo Dellibarda .... special effects makeup artist: DHARMA
Nelly Guimaras .... special effects technician (dharma studio)
Raquel Guirro .... special effects technician: DHARMA
Juan Ramón Molina .... special effects supervisor
Romasanta .... special effects supervisor
Rubén Serra .... special effects technician: Dharma
Juan Serrano .... special effects technician: DHARMA
Raquel Álvarez .... special effects assistant: Dharma
 
Visual Effects by
Tomás Arando .... digital compositor
Laura Bethencourt .... post-production coordinator
Ramón Cervera .... digital compositor
Javier Cámara .... digital compositor
Ramón Daza .... digital compositor
Daniel de Madrid .... digital compositor
Blas Galera .... smoke artist
Irene Jiménez .... matte painter
Isidro Jiménez .... digital effects supervisor
Javier López Casado .... digital conform editor
Javier Martínez Calvo .... matte painting artist
Gonzalo Moure .... digital compositor
Telson S.L. .... visual effects: post production
Fernando Serrano .... credits designer
Alejandro Treviño .... 3D artist
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Virginia Camino .... video assist
David Coello .... data wrangler
José Ramón Delgado .... focus puller: camera B
Ángel Gómez Alcoholado .... key grip
Raúl Manchado .... steadicam operator
Sergio Mantecón .... lighting technician
Montserrat Motril .... digital imaging technician
José Manuel Reboul .... electrician
Isabel Rega .... second assistant camera: b
Guillermo Vázquez .... second assistant camera
 
Editorial Department
Isabel Cano .... post-production commercial
Fran Lorite .... color grading operator
María José Martín .... post-production director
Ximo Michavila .... digital intermediate colorist
Silvia Torralba .... post-production commercial
 
Music Department
Vladislav Boyadjiev .... assistant scoring engineer
Sergio Moure .... orchestrator
Deyan Pavlov .... conductor
Queti Pazos .... music producer
Alejandro Román .... orchestrator
Olga Santos .... music recording and mixing assistant
Irene Vinader .... music editor
Irene Vinader .... second music recordist
José Vinader .... music score recordist and mixer
 
Other crew
Osama Chami .... production assistant
Eugenia Cuesta .... script supervisor
Elena Saz Orozco .... production assistant
Jaime Polo .... location scout
 

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"Lobos de Arga" - Spain (original title)
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12 out of 19 people found the following review useful.
The greatest werewolf movie since many, many full moons!, 20 April 2012
Author: Coventry from the Draconian Swamp of Unholy Souls

Newly released horror movies like "Game of Werewolves" boost up my confidence, hope and enthusiasm that the genre isn't – contrary to popular belief – dead and buried just yet! Even allegedly exhausted and old-fashioned themes, like for example werewolves, can still result in refreshingly original and terrific films; it all just depends on dedicated cast and crew members that demonstrate an obvious respect and worship towards the genre. Heck, "Game of Werewolves" even proves that it's very well possible to make a horror effort that is scary and gross but simultaneously funny and light-headed. Writer/director Juan Martínez Moreno, together with his excellent ensemble cast and crew, clearly has the right attitude towards the horror genre and obviously knows his classics. When he was present at the Brussels Festival of Fantastic Films to introduce the movie to the audience, he stated that he was fed up – like all the rest of us or at least me – with the nowadays portrayal of werewolves and intended to make them iconic monsters again. "Game of Werewolves" is first and foremost an ode to the legendary classic Universal horror movies, in terms of storytelling and atmosphere, and the immortal lycanthrope hits of the 1980's in terms of special effect and transformation make-up ("American Werewolf in London" and "The Howling" of course). I'm usually very skeptic when directors claim they want to revive traditional horror values, but Moreno is one of the first directors who actually deliver their promise! Straight from the moodily narrated opening sequences, you just know the film will be a genuine treat! The narration, guided by neat drawings, tells us about a malignant Duchess who lived in a small Galician town around the year 1900. She desperately wanted to have a child, but her husband couldn't give it to her, so she kidnapped and male-raped a handsome gypsy male that traveled through the region. After she was impregnated, the Duchess ordered the villagers to slaughter the father as well as his entire gypsy community to eliminate any link with the boy's father. Just before dying, one of the gypsy women cursed the Duchess and foretold that her son would turn into a werewolf at the age of 10 and he would terrorize the village for all eternity. The only way for the curse to break would be the sacrifice of a direct descendant of the Duchess. More than a century later, Tomas – a debuting author with a severe case of writer's block – retires to the area to work about a new novel. Little does he know that his great-aunt was the evil Duchess and that he will serve as werewolf bait to lift up the curse. This short description actually just illustrates a very brief part of the film. The story is much more convoluted and elaborated, but it's too much of a joy to discover yourself. Just know that the screenplay is very well-structured, coherent and waterproof. All the main characters are extremely likable, which is also a rare quality to encounter in horror movies, and there's a masterful interchange of sequences that are downright hilarious (the finger!) and sequences that are good old-fashioned scary and tense (the unfolding of the subsequent curse). The finale is grotesque and outrageous without becoming ridiculous and the unpretentiousness of it all is a great added value. The filming locations and scenery are perfect and hallelujah for the special effects. Damn all them films like "Twilight", "Underworld" and whatever else to hell… "Game of Werewolves" is the real stuff!

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