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Musarañas (2014)

Not Rated | | Drama, Horror, Thriller | 25 December 2014 (Spain)
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 ... See full summary »
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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 González Lucía González ... Montse Niña (as Lucía de la Fuente)
Carolina Bang ... Elisa
Tomás del Estal 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 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


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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Release Date:

25 December 2014 (Spain) See more »

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Puertas adentro See more »

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2.35 : 1
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The movie was presented at the International Film Festival 2015 in Panama. See more »


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Written by Luis Rivas Gómez, José Gardey Cuevas, Francisco Codoñer 'Maestro Lito' (as Francisco Codoñer Pascual) and Manuel Benítez Salvatierra
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Gobsmacking Hispanic shocker.
9 May 2015 | by MozjoukineSee all my reviews

It really is amazing that producer Alex de Iglesia has gotten so far without being a world celebrity film maker. This one is a quickie directed by a couple of his colleagues with unfamiliar players (Mrs. de Iglesea, the striking Carolina Bang, has a quite small part) and while it has a personality of it's own we can still see the macabre, master-crafted Iglesea style in it.

We get one of his closed environments like the apartment block in LA COMUNIDAD or Resines' space ship in ACCION MUTANTE, here a flat in a fifties Spanish apartment block, which the camera never leaves. Shut in seamstress Gómez (who proves to have a scream queen background that includes a Stuart Gordon Lovecraft adaptation) terrorizes her younger sister, former child actress Nadia de Santiago, now at the age where getting out of the house to work has made her take an interest in boys. Then neighbor Silva falls down the stairs - and proves to have a secret of his own. Throw in religious fanaticism and morphine addiction.

Gripping, perverse, bloody but not without rounded characters in the confusion. The great Luis Tosar is particularly imposing in his small footage.

Giving us some idea of the shortness of the film critic memory a few writers have cited MISERY but no one seems to notice that it's retreading WHATEVER HAPPENED TO BABY JANE.

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