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The Valdemar Legacy II: The Forbidden Shadow (2010) Poster

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The movie isn't exactly a sequel, but the rest of the story untold in the previous part, following the tradition of others titles like Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003) and Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004) or The Matrix Reloaded (2003) and The Matrix Revolutions (2003).
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Luis Zahera plays Lovecraft, who talks with Lorenzo Valdemar (Daniele Liotti) about a forbidden black magic book called Necronomicon. H.P. Lovecraft is a well-known horror writer who created the famous and infamous horror saga "Mythos of Cthulhu".
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The first movie in all Spanish's cinema history made without Spanish government subsidies.
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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".
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The plot of the movie is inspired in the H.P. Lovecraft's universe, mixing some ideas created by the Rhode Island's writer well-known by Mythos of Cthulhu, a horror saga about an evil deities called the Outer Gods and Great Old Ones.
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'Oscar Jaenada''s character is named Nicolas Tramel. The name is a little variation of Nicholas Flamel (1330-1413), one of the biggest alchemists in entire history.
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The creature raised during the first invocation is a ghoul (or gul), an evil creature liked-zombie that it was mentioned in a short horror tale from Mythos of Cthulhu, "The Pickman's Model" (1927).
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Necronomicon is the name of a black magic book that supposedly contains spells, curses, strange formulas and the history about Great Old Ones and Outer Gods, two evil races of gods that they ruled the universe in a remote past, before the mankind arose. Although the book is a fictional creation of H.P. Lovecraft for his short tale "The Hound" (1922) and other horror tales, his real existence is widely questioned around the world by horror fans and Occult's experts since then.
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Paul Naschy last movie.
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The creature that emerges from the darkness during the final ritual is the own Cthulhu, the most famous evil god created by H.P. Lovecraft in his horror tale The Call of Cthulhu (1927).
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