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Witching and Bitching (2013)

Las brujas de Zugarramurdi (original title)
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A gang of armed robbers finds a safe haven in a secluded village crammed with witches--only to encounter the bizarre, the unexpected, and the occult. Can they save themselves, and the rest of the world from the next witch apocalypse?
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Hugo Silva ... José
Mario Casas ... Antonio
Pepón Nieto ... Calvo
Carolina Bang ... Eva
Terele Pávez ... Maritxu
Jaime Ordóñez ... Manuel
Gabriel Ángel Delgado Gabriel Ángel Delgado ... Sergio (as Gabriel Delgado)
Santiago Segura ... Miren
Macarena Gómez ... Silvia
Secun de la Rosa ... Pacheco
Javier Botet ... Luismi
Enrique Villén ... El Inadaptado Social
Carlos Areces ... Conchi
Manuel Tallafé Manuel Tallafé ... El Hombre de Badajoz
María Barranco ... Anciana Traqueotomizada
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Storyline

In the crowded streets of Madrid, a gang of armed robbers disguised as street performers attempt to escape jail, after robbing a gold exchange pawn shop. With the help of a reluctant taxi driver, the bandits head to the safety of the borders; however, when night arrives, the only safe haven is deep in the woods of the secluded and notorious village of Zugarramurdi; a dark place known for some witch activity in the past. But, in a place crammed with witches of all sorts--and after numerous encounters with the bizarre, the unexpected and the occult--the clumsy thieves will have to learn fast the ways of the coven if they want to save themselves, and the rest of the world from the next witch apocalypse. But, are they up to the job? Written by Nick Riganas

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witch | village | love | mansion | heist | See All (70) »

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Terele Pávez and Carmen Maura plays mother and daughter, but in real life, Pávez was only six years older than Maura. See more »

Goofs

After José, Antonio and Eva are seating on the couch, José stands before Eva, but on the next shot, they stand together. See more »

Quotes

Miren: I can't stand happy endings.
Conchi: Well I get all weepy.
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References Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (2004) See more »

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Baga biga higa
written by Mikel Laboa
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Not De La Iglesia's best movie, but fun and entertaining
23 November 2013 | by Andy-296See all my reviews

This is not Spanish director Alex De La Iglesia's best effort (my personal favorite is Ferpect Crime), but is entertaining and watchable, if you like his brand of anarchic, corrosive, politically incorrect and pitch black humor. Here three misogynistic thieves on the run, trying to flee to France after a botched burglary in Madrid, end up in a little Basque village called Zugarramurdi (a place in which there was a real witch trial in the 17th century) where they are captured by a coven of feminist witches (the leader of which is Almodovar regular Carmen Maura) who subject them to a number of torments. Many more outrageous things happen, but they are not for me to reveal. A couple of very beautiful actresses (Carolina Bang and Macarena Gomez) help the film.


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Country:

Spain | France

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

27 September 2013 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

Witching and Bitching See more »

Filming Locations:

Puerta del Sol, Madrid, Spain See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$7,422,695
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Atmos

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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