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Game of Werewolves (2011)

Lobos de Arga (original title)
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After 15 years, Tomas, a not very succesfull writer, comes back to the village in Galicia where his family comes from, Arga, apparently to get an award. But he doesn't know the real reason ... See full summary »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Gorka Otxoa Gorka Otxoa ... Tomás Mariño
Carlos Areces ... Calixto
Secun de la Rosa Secun de la Rosa ... Mario
Mabel Rivera ... Rosa, abuela
Manuel Manquiña ... Evaristo
Luis Zahera ... Sargento Guardia Civil (as Luís Zahera)
Coté Soler Coté Soler ... Número Guardia Civil
Marcos Ruiz ... Diego
Roberto Sánchez 'Luna' Roberto Sánchez 'Luna' ... Hombre cuadrilla 1 (as Luna)
Tomás Salvadores Tomás Salvadores ... Hombre cuadrilla 2
Antonio Lagares Antonio Lagares ... Hombre cuadrilla 3 (as Tucho Lagares)
Xosé Manuel Olveira 'Pico' Xosé Manuel Olveira 'Pico' ... Dueño bar (as Xose Manuel Olveira 'Pico')
Dorotea Bárcena Dorotea Bárcena ... Mujer dueño bar
Xulio Lago Xulio Lago ... Ciego
Cristina Pascual Cristina Pascual ... Paramédico
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After 15 years, Tomas, a not very succesfull writer, comes back to the village in Galicia where his family comes from, Arga, apparently to get an award. But he doesn't know the real reason why he is there, to end with an old curse that is been haunting the village for the last hundred years. Written by Juan Martínez Moreno

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A bestial comedy.

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Comedy | Horror

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Spain

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

13 July 2012 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

Game of Werewolves See more »

Filming Locations:

Galicia, Spain

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Telespan 2000, Vaca Films See more »
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2.35 : 1
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Referenced in Estrenos Críticos: La Ninfa de MELANCOLÍA (2011) See more »

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Scary, humorous, surprising twists and very fitting music score
25 October 2012 | by JvH48See all my reviews

I saw this film as part of the Imagine film festival (SF/fantasy/horror) Amsterdam 2012. All classical ingredients for a horror movie were included: old buildings, isolated village, an ancient curse, main character related to cursed family, no outside help to be expected, and so on. Nevertheless, entertaining throughout, due to a perfect mix of humor and tension. This combination works out perfectly to fill up a feature film length (97 min).

Music was classical/symphonic with low bass strings on one hand, and non-classical parts on the other hand. Nice contrast working out very well at appropriate places.

Surprising twists throughout. In short: expect the unexpected at all times. Even when you think you can predict what follows, something else happens. This film ranked 10th for the audience award, with an average score of 8.08/10.


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