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Angel of Death (2002)

Semana Santa (original title)
The most spectacular Easter celebration in the World. Hosts of hooded Penitents parade through the ancient, narrow streets

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Pepe Danquart

Writers:

David Hewson (novel), Roy Mitchell
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mira Sorvino ... Maria Delgado
Olivier Martinez ... Quemada
Féodor Atkine ... Torillo
Alida Valli ... Doña Catalina
Peter Berling ... Castenada
Fermí Reixach ... Rodriguez
Luis Tosar ... Antonio
Jorge Bosch Jorge Bosch ... Jaime Mateo
Yohana Cobo ... Young Dona Catalina
Carlos Castañon Carlos Castañon ... Dr. Hidalgo
Jose M. Blanco Jose M. Blanco ... Don Manuel
Azucena De La Fuente ... Maggi
Alexander Konheim Alexander Konheim ... Famiani
Pablo Rojas Pablo Rojas ... Apprentice Luis
Juan Del Santo Juan Del Santo ... Felipe Ordonez
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Storyline

The most spectacular Easter celebration in the World. Hosts of hooded Penitents parade through the ancient, narrow streets of the Old Town in time-honored ritual. But for one celebrant this Holy Week is different. For him Semana Santa is a time to kill. As the death toll mounts, it falls to detective Maria Delgado - mistrusted outsider from Madrid - to stop the bizarre killings. Written by Paul Berrow <paul@bandname.com>

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Thriller | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence including a sexual assault, and language | See all certifications »
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Country:

Germany | UK | France | Italy | Spain | Denmark

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

24 April 2002 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Angel of Death See more »

Filming Locations:

Hamburg, Germany See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

EUR9,500,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$156,614
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital EX

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Alida Valli's last film. See more »

Quotes

Quemada: [to tourist after Torillo knocked him to the ground] Welcome to the middle ages.
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Connections

Referenced in Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders: El Toro Bravo (2016) See more »

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The Story Went Where?
11 April 2005 | by aristides-1See all my reviews

I could not, for the life of me, follow, figure out or understand the story. As the plot advances it too stays incomprehensible. I'm going to guess and say that there was a preproduction story/plot problem that never got sorted out. The producers could never separate the many details that the novel, or any novel, has the time and space to create from the other idea, which was to make a movie about a serial killer and the killer's pursuit by the police. They ended up with too many things happening in a proscribed feature film time limit. Too bad really because they had a solid cast, a director who knows how to move things around and excellent cinematography. In fact, a well made movie that one could enjoy and relax with for a couple of hours.


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