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The Valdemar Legacy (2010)

La herencia Valdemar (original title)
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Luisa Llorente, an expert on taxation of old buildings, had recently gone to the Victorian mansion Valdemar to conduct an inventory of property ownership. After she mysteriously disappeared... See full summary »

Director:

José Luis Alemán

Writers:

José Luis Alemán (story), H.P. Lovecraft (inspired by the works of) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Daniele Liotti ... Lázaro Valdemar
Óscar Jaenada ... Nicolás Tremel
Laia Marull ... Leonor Valdemar
Silvia Abascal ... Luisa Llorente
Rodolfo Sancho ... Eduardo
Ana Risueño Ana Risueño ... Dra. Cerviá
Norma Ruíz Norma Ruíz ... Ana
Santi Prego Santi Prego ... Santiago
José Luis Torrijo ... Dámaso (as José Torrijo)
Jesús Olmedo ... Chambelán
Francisco Maestre Francisco Maestre ... Aleister Crowley (as Paco Maestre)
José Torija José Torija ... Engendro
Vanesa Suárez Vanesa Suárez ... Lizzie Borden
Laura Toledo Laura Toledo ... Belle Gunness
Lino Braxe Lino Braxe ... Bram Stoker
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Luisa Llorente, an expert on taxation of old buildings, had recently gone to the Victorian mansion Valdemar to conduct an inventory of property ownership. After she mysteriously disappeared, Maximilian, president of her company, engaged the services of a private detective to help find her. But soon they will discover that it is not the first disappearance at Valdemar mansion! Written by Irishlass240 (smmorr240@aol.com)

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Genres:

Horror | Mystery

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Country:

Spain

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

22 January 2010 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Comillas, Cantabria, Spain

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Budget:

€6,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$792,061 (Spain), 22 January 2010, Limited Release

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,493,227
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Color

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The character of Lizzie Borden who appears in the movie is inspired by the real Lizzie Borden. She was an American woman who was tried and acquitted in the 1892 axe murders of her father and stepmother (Andrew Jackson Borden and Abby Durfee Gray Borden, Andrew's second wife) in Fall River, Massachusetts. See more »

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Followed by The Valdemar Legacy II: The Forbidden Shadow (2010) See more »

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Rewriting a deleted review.
30 March 2012 | by davidtraversa-1See all my reviews

The comment made by that reviewer from Canada "I didn't expect much from the Spanish Cinema" is so broad and unfortunate about the Spanish cinema that is almost pitiful.

My previous comment was deleted (by a very sensitive reader no doubt) and I'm very sorry (and worried) to see that is so easy for anyone to erase other people commentaries when they do not coincide with their own: Dark Age minds living and interacting now, in the XXI Century.

I could write a long list of magnificent Spanish directors and movies produced in Spain, but I don't think it worthy of my time trying to enlighten closed and prejudiced minds.

To the movie: It isn't the Second Coming, of course, but it isn't the worse movie ever made either. The production is acceptable, the settings and atmosphere quite good and the plot interesting enough to have a pleasant time watching it.

One is left waiting for the second part (something I never saw) since I'm rewriting this review a long time after my first deleted one and since then I completely forgot about the sequel to this picture. In general: Quite an acceptable pastime.


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