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Shrew's Nest (2014)

Musarañas (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama, Horror, Thriller | 25 December 2014 (Spain)
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1950s Madrid: The agoraphobic Montse raised her now 18 y.o. kid sister. The upstairs neighbor falls down the stairs and breaks a leg. The crazy Montse takes him in.
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Macarena Gómez ... Montse
Nadia de Santiago ... La Niña
Hugo Silva ... Carlos
Luis Tosar ... Padre
Gracia Olayo ... Doña Puri
Lucía de la Fuente Lucía de la Fuente ... Montse Niña
Carolina Bang ... Elisa
Tomás del Estal ... Policía 1
Jesús Ángel Castrodeza Jesús Ángel Castrodeza ... Policía 2 (as Kajel Castrodeza)
Pedro Ruigómez Pedro Ruigómez ... Padre de Elisa (as Pedro Ruigómez Momeñe)
Asier Etxeandia ... Jaime (as Asier Etxeandía)
Silvia Alonso ... Sobrina de Doña Puri
Jimena Bang Jimena Bang ... Niña 5 Años
Clara Valencia Clara Valencia ... Madre
Alberto Bang Alberto Bang ... Novio de la Niña
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Spain, 1950s. Montse's agoraphobia keeps her locked in a sinister apartment in Madrid and her only link to reality is the little sister she lost her youth raising. But one day, a reckless young neighbor, Carlos, falls down the stairwell and drags himself to their door. Someone has entered the shrew's nest... perhaps he'll never leave.

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Drama | Horror | Thriller

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Alma esclava
Performed by Antonio Machín
Written by Luis Rivas Gómez, José Gardey Cuevas, Francisco Codoñer 'Maestro Lito' (as Francisco Codoñer Pascual) and Manuel Benítez Salvatierra
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Misery loves company
24 March 2015 | by kosmaspSee all my reviews

I have to admit, that when I saw where this was going (you can spot the signs early on), I wasn't expecting to like this as much as I did in the end. Predictability aside, this is very well acted. It's graphic at times (with the violence), but it's what it does in your head, that is most effective.

If you do love horror movies in general, then this might be one for you, otherwise the drama aspect of it, might not be enough to keep you interested. I do think they mix it up in a nice fashion, acting contributing and elevating a sort foreseeable outcome or at least direction this is heading.


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Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

25 December 2014 (Spain) See more »

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Puertas adentro See more »

Filming Locations:

Madrid, Madrid, Spain

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$1,152,968
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