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A grieving English literature professor who is suffering from a horrible recurring nightmare will soon find himself immersed in a macabre world of myth and superstition governed by a coven of seven malevolent women.


Jaume Balagueró
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Elliot Cowan ... Samuel Solomon
Franka Potente ... Susan Gilard
Ana Ularu ... Rachel
Leonor Watling ... Lidia Garetti
Manuela Vellés ... Beatriz
Joanne Whalley ... Jacqueline
Christopher Lloyd ... Bernard Rauschen
Cally O'Connell Cally O'Connell ... Donnie
Sam Hardy ... Nito
Stella McCusker Stella McCusker ... She Who Lies
Yennis Cheung ... She Who Punishes
Eve Maher Eve Maher ... Girl
Tighe Wardell Tighe Wardell ... Boy
Mark Fitzgerald Mark Fitzgerald ... Nurse
Ciaran McGlynn ... Waiter in Bar


Samuel Salomon, a literature professor, has been off work for almost a year after the tragic death of his girlfriend. Samuel has been suffering from a recurring nightmare in which a woman is brutally murdered by a strange ritual. Suddenly, the same woman who appears every night in his dreams is found dead in exactly the same circumstances. Samuel sneaks into the crime scene and there he meets Rachel who has also dreamed about the murder. Together, they will do whatever they can to discover the identity of the mystery woman, entering a terrifying world controlled by the figures who have inspired artists throughout time: The Muses. Written by Filmax International

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Words Can Kill. See more »


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Spain | Ireland | Belgium | France



Release Date:

10 November 2017 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

Las musas del diablo See more »


Box Office


€5,000,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital



Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?


When Christopher Lloyd's character is mentioned in the movie, it is said that he started teaching in Brown. Brown was the last name of his most remembered character: Dr Emmett Brown in Back to the Future. See more »

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Why people dont appreciate good films anymore???
17 June 2019 | by aramt-07935See all my reviews

Why people dont appreciate good films anymore??? It's an amazing clever story, nice artistic filming and scary enough but beautiful at the same time. Basically there are no horrors I didn't see, but nevertheless I really liked it! Well done!Don't go by reviews,check it out by yourself!

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