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Witching and Bitching (2013)

Las brujas de Zugarramurdi (original title)
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A gang of escaping jewellery thieves get trapped by a coven of witches.
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El Inadaptado Social
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El Hombre de Badajoz
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Anciana Traqueotomizada
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A gang of armed robbers disguised as street performers, is on the run in frantic attempt to escape from the Police in the crowded streets of Madrid, after the robbery of a gold exchange pawn shop. With the unwilling help of a taxi driver, they head towards the safety of the borders, until night arrives and a safe place to rest is found in the notorious village of Zugarramurdi, known for some witch activity in the past. After numerous encounters with the bizarre, the unexpected and the occult, the clumsy thieves must learn fast the ways of the coven, in order to save themselves and the world from the next witch apocalypse! Written by Nick Riganas

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During the dinner toast a statue of Pazuzu, from the movie The Exorcist, can be seen behind the witch giving said toast. See more »

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Graciana:
  • The sacrifices we made to send you to the worst schools, and now you tell me you like this man, because he is a good person. Let's go, please!



Eva:
  • But he looks at me with those eyes...



Miren:
  • What eyes? Pull them out!



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Baga biga higa
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Not De La Iglesia's best movie, but fun and entertaining
23 November 2013 | by (Buenos Aires, Argentina) – See all my reviews

This is not Spanish director Alex De La Iglesia's best effort (my personal favorite is Ferpect Crime), but is entertaining and watchable, if you like his brand of anarchic, corrosive, politically incorrect and pitch black humor. Here three misogynistic thieves on the run, trying to flee to France after a botched burglary in Madrid, end up in a little Basque village called Zugarramurdi (a place in which there was a real witch trial in the 17th century) where they are captured by a coven of feminist witches (the leader of which is Almodovar regular Carmen Maura) who subject them to a number of torments. Many more outrageous things happen, but they are not for me to reveal. A couple of very beautiful actresses (Carolina Bang and Macarena Gomez) help the film.


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