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The Valdemar Legacy (2010)

La herencia Valdemar (original title)
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 »

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José Luis Alemán

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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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Country:

Spain

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

22 January 2010 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

The Valdemar Legacy See more »

Filming Locations:

Comillas, Cantabria, Spain

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Box Office

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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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

In the movie appears some real historical characters: Belle Gunness, Bram Stoker and Aleister Crowley. Belle Gunness was one of the sadly well-known serial killers in all history, Bram Stoker was author of "Dracula" and others novel horror books, and Aleister Crowley was an expert in the occult and he is considered one of the most famous black wizards. See more »

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

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Has its moments
8 February 2012 | by kosmaspSee all my reviews

You could be forgiven thinking this is a TV movie of the week two parter (this one being part 1 of course). But the movie begins quite strong. The actors seem to really get behind the concept and the mystery is building slowly, but in a good way.

Of course this being only half the experience means that some characters are just being introduced more or less, so you can see where they will take this with part 2. The late great Paul Naschy is one of the better known actors in this, though don't expect his role to be big (especially considering the age he was when he shot it). For fans of his work this oddity will work, but some may think he should have had a better "farewell" movie. As it is, the movie does fail to live up to its good beginning.


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