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Blood Curse (2006)

Coisa Ruim (original title)
A prominent and respected family inherits a beautiful home in the country, nestled deep inside a tiny village.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Adriano Luz ... Xavier Oliveira Monteiro
Manuela Couto Manuela Couto ... Helena Oliveira Monteiro
Sara Carinhas Sara Carinhas ... Sofia
Afonso Pimentel ... Rui
João Santos João Santos ... Ricardo
José Pinto José Pinto ... Father Vicente
João Pedro Vaz João Pedro Vaz ... Father Cruz
Elisa Lisboa Elisa Lisboa ... Dulce
Filipe Duarte ... Luis
Gonçalo Waddington ... António
Maria d'Aires Maria d'Aires ... Rosa
Miguel Borges Miguel Borges ... Ismael
Rafaela Santos Rafaela Santos ... Ismael's Wife
Orlando Costa Orlando Costa ... Sr. Costa
Lia Franco Lia Franco ... Baby
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A prominent and respected family inherits a beautiful home in the country, nestled deep inside a tiny village.

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Genres:

Horror | Mystery

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

Portugal

Language:

Portuguese

Release Date:

2 March 2006 (Portugal) See more »

Also Known As:

Bad Blood See more »

Filming Locations:

Seia, Portugal

Company Credits

Production Co:

Madragoa Filmes See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Surprise! One of the best "mystery" films ever is... Portuguese!
12 March 2006 | by catia_bubblesSee all my reviews

This movie is one of the best movies in the "horror/mystery" category I've ever seen... In a small village, lost in the middle of Portugal, some myths and beliefs still subsists, although the progress registered in towns. People still think that the Devil is guilty for a lot of things and still believe that some of the dead haven't really left us. It is in this environment of fear and suspicious, that a Lisbon family arrives. A biology professor, with his wife, his three kids and his grandson (his daughter is a single mother), with very intellectual ideas and scientific thoughts that are no prepared at all to what they are going to face. That's when strange things begin to happen... I really enjoyed this movie! It has good performances, a very good cinematography and sound, and a very well written script. It grows up until it reaches a climax and does not fall into a gore movie or a stupid explanation. It has good characters, a good story and a good directing. And yes, it gives some chills...


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