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Abracadabra ()


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A housewife struggles with her husband after he is possessed by a ghost.

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Carmen
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Carlos
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Toñi
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Fernando (Novio)
Bea de la Cruz ...
Isabel (Novia)
Rocío Calvo ...
Encarna
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Pepe
Nacho Marraco ...
Cura
Paco Churruca ...
Fotógrafo
Victoria Sáez ...
Ratera Súper
Fabia Castro ...
Chica Hostal Tutankamon
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Chico Hostal Tutankamon
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Dr. Fumetti (as José María Pou)
Malena Gutiérrez ...
Rosario
Janfri Topera ...
Rogelio
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Celes
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Agustín (as Javivi Gil)
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Pruden
Gabriel Ignacio ...
Cholo
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Pedro Luis
Nadia Torrijos ...
Pacita
Tiby el Chimpancé ...
Chimpancé (as Tiby)
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Taxista
Carmen Segarra ...
Natacha
Mari Carmen García Vela ...
Presentadora de Informe Semanal (voice) (as Mari Carmen García Vela)
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Alberto Cantero
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Mariano
Miguel Guardiola ...
Maitre
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Novia Boda Final
Tato Loché ...
Novio Boda Final

Directed by

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Pablo Berger

Written by

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Pablo Berger ... ()

Produced by

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Sébastien Beffa ... co-producer
Pablo Berger ... producer
Ibon Cormenzana ... producer
Ángel Durández ... executive producer
Ignasi Estapé ... producer
Sofía Fábregas ... executive producer
Mercedes Gamero ... producer
Yuko Harami ... associate producer
Mikel Lejarza ... producer
Genevieve Lemal ... executive producer (as Geneviève Lemal)
Sandra Tapia ... executive producer
Jérôme Vidal ... co-producer

Music by

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Alfonso de Vilallonga

Cinematography by

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Kiko de la Rica

Film Editing by

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David Gallart

Editorial Department

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Ana Benzal ... Post-production assistant
Diana Cuyas ... colorist
Marine de Contes ... assistant editor
Arturo de Pedro ... conform
Micaela Gagliano ... post-production coordinator
Queralt González ... second assistant editor
Willy Nuez ... technical director
Sandra Picher ... post-production coordinator
Pablo Suárez ... post-production assistant

Casting By

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Rosa Estévez

Production Design by

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Alain Bainée

Art Direction by

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Anna Pujol Tauler

Costume Design by

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Paco Delgado

Makeup Department

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Eva Amigo ... assistant makeup artist
Montse Damas ... assistant makeup artist
Jesús García ... assistant hair stylist
Lola Gómez ... assistant makeup artist (as Lolita Gómez)
Sylvie Imbert ... makeup artist
Uxue Laguardia ... assistant makeup artist
Lourdes León ... assistant makeup artist
Ignacio Maestre ... assistant makeup artist
Lupe Montero ... wigs
Noé Montes ... hair stylist: Maribel Verdú
Luisa Pérez ... assistant makeup artist
Paco Rodríguez Frías ... hair stylist
Silvia Ruiz ... assistant hair stylist
Montse Sanfeliu ... assistant makeup artist
Cristina Sanz ... assistant hair stylist
Daniel Sánchez ... assistant makeup artist
Karol Tornaria ... assistant makeup artist
Nuria Vela ... assistant hair stylist

Production Management

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Idoia Archanco ... production assistant: Pamplona
Olga Bartolomé ... production assistant: Pamplona
Paola Cazzaniga ... assistant production manager
David Cuspinera ... assistant production manager
Paloma Espinós ... production assistant: Madrid
Jofre Farré ... production manager
Raúl García ... production assistant
Alexandre Isidoro ... french version / post-production supervisor
Fernando Liesa ... production manager
Víctor Martí ... post-production supervisor
Laura Marí ... Secretary of production: Arcadia Motion Pictures
Maite Miqueo ... Production Assistant: Arcadia Motion Pictures
Ainara Pagola ... production assistant: Pamplona
Gloria Prada ... production assistant: Madrid
Irene Sánchez ... production assistant: Madrid
Iratxe Zubieta ... production assistant
Rodrigo Álvarez ... production assistant

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Christopher Downs ... second assistant director (as Chris Downs)
Uxue Ezkiaga ... third assistant director
Carlos Gras ... first assistant director
Pilar Gómez ... third assistant director
Eduardo Huete ... second assistant director
Ricardo Ron Perez ... third assistant director (as Ricardo Ron)
Rafa Rojas-Díez ... third assistant director
Iñigo Rotaetxe ... second unit director

Art Department

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Gonzalo Ansó ... stand-by props
Ana Barandiarán ... art department trainee
Miguel De La Cruz ... stand-by props (as Miguel de la Cruz Cecilia)
Luis Doce ... stand-by props
Miguel Erro ... stand-by props assistant
Mariona Ferrer ... set dresser
Martín Forés ... diorama painter
Elena García ... art department trainee
Noemí Gimeno ... graphic designer
Pablo Goicoechea ... art department assistant
Maite Inda ... art department trainee
Katu ... stand-by props
Rita M. Mon ... art trainee
Mario Martín ... stand-by props
Kike Melia ... stand-by props
Aitor Mendizábal ... on-set props
Elena Pardo ... stand-by props
Rosa Pariente ... property master
David Pozo ... art department assistant
Iñigo Rotaetxe ... storyboard artist
Sol Saban ... set dresser
Elena Villanueva ... on-set props
Cristian Vizio ... stand-by props assistant
Juan Ignacio Viñuales ... stand-by props (as Juan Viñuales)

Sound Department

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Aitor Berenguer ... sound mixer
Arne De Beleyr ... post production sound assistant
Nicolas de Poulpiquet ... re-recording mixer
Xavier Dujardin ... foley editor
Laura Díez Mora ... sound editor
Jérémy Hassid ... foley mixer / re-recording mixer assistant
Dámaso Hernández ... boom operator
Paloma Huelin Izquierdo ... adr recordist
Vincent Maloumian ... foley artist
Juan Montoto Ugarte ... sound assistant / sound recordist: 2nd Unit
Fabiola Ordoyo ... sound designer / supervising sound editor

Special Effects by

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Iker de la Calle ... special effects technician
David Campos ... special effects technician
Joaquín Dorado ... special effects technician
Vanesa Escalada ... special effects
Pedro Gonzalez ... special effects technician (as Pedro González)
Raquel Guirro ... special effects technician: MAY FX / special effects
José M. Meneses ... sculptor (as José Manuel Meneses)
Raquel Munuera ... sculptor
Pablo Perona ... special effects makeup
Pablo Romanillos ... special effects technician
Raúl Romanillos ... special effects supervisor
Juan Serrano ... sculptor / special effects
Lucía Solana ... special effects makeup

Visual Effects by

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Jana Casanovas ... digital compositor
Lluïsa Cuchillo ... digital compositor
Jordi Garcia Jimenez ... digital artist
Jaume Campos Lamas ... digital artist
Eva Morales ... digital artist
Sandra Picher ... visual effects coordinator
Ramón Rosa ... digital compositor
Iñigo Rotaetxe ... visual consultant
Jordi San Agustín ... visual effects supervisor
Luis Tinoco ... CG supervisor
Marc Valero ... digital compositor

Stunts

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Alfonso Cayetano ... stunt double: Carlos
Susana Cerro ... stunt double: Carmen
Chus Lucas ... stunt performer
María Jesús Lucas ... stunts
Alejandro López Estacio ... stunt coordinator (as Alejandro López)
Ana Martínez ... stunt performer
Eduardo Moratilla ... additional stunt coordinator / stunt coordinator
Antonio Oña Sánchez ... stunt performer (as Antonio Oña) / stunts: stunt double: Antonio de La Torre
Miguel Villalba ... stunt coordinator

Camera and Electrical Department

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Aitor Axpe ... electrician
Fernando Beltrán ... gaffer
Virginia Camino ... first assistant camera
Diego Campos ... gennie operator
Pablo A. de Benito ... additional electrician (as Pablo de Benito)
Iñaki del Río ... additional electrician
Elías Fernández ... electrician
Fernando Gil G. ... additional electrician (as Fernando Gil)
Bruno Gras ... camera trainee
Yuko Harami ... still photographer
Ángel Martín-Álvarez ... d.i.t. (as Ángel Martín Álvarez)
José Luis Molero ... electrician (as José Molero)
Alberto Morales ... additional electrician
Imanol Nabea ... second unit director of photography
Jorge Piorno ... additional electrician
Carlos Pérez ... additional electrician
Javier Pérez ... additional electrician
María de la Rica ... second assistant camera
Verónica Rodríguez ... videoassist
Gorka Rotaeche ... steadicam
Javier San Felipe ... additional electrician
Usue Sanz ... first assistant camera
Alberto Sánchez ... electrician
Miriam Zaragüeta ... additional electrician

Casting Department

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Aránzazu Duque ... extras casting assistant (as Aranzazu Duque)
Uxue Ezkiaga ... extras casting assistant
Hania Guzmán ... extras casting assistant (as Hania Guzman)
Laura López Rey ... extras casting assistant
Ana Monzón ... casting assistant (as Ana Monzón Fernández)
Penelope Snelling ... extras casting

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Tina Afugu ... costume assistant
María Checa ... costume assistant
Carolina Duarte ... costume assistant
Charo García ... costume assistant
Eunice García ... set costumer
Sonia Isla ... assistant costume designer
Ruth Llera ... costume assistant
Charo Mateo ... costume assistant
Cristina Miranda ... costume assistant
Koke Riera ... set costumer: principals
Aitziber Sanz ... costume assistant

Location Management

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Ana Blázquez ... additional locations
Ángel González ... location manager: Pamplona
Israel Mendoza ... location manager: Madrid
Gloria Rúa ... assistant location manager: Madrid (as Gloria Rua)
Mikel Saldise ... location manager: Pamplona

Music Department

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Dolors Almirall ... musician
Úrsula Amargós ... musician
Marçal Ayats ... musician
Pere Bardagí ... musician
Marc Blanes Matas ... score mixer (as Marc Blanes) / score recordist (as Marc Blanes)
Judit Bofarull ... musician
José Bracero ... musician (as Josep Bracero)
Marta Cardona ... musician
Roland Cardona ... musician
Dani Espasa ... musician
Ana Fernández Pellicer ... musician
David Gallart ... composer: incidental music
Laura Guastevi ... musician
Yuko Harami ... music editor
Pawel Marciniak ... musician
Manuel Martínez del Fresno ... music producer / musician
Quim Oller ... musician (as Quim Ollé)
Ionut Podgoreanu ... musician
Guillermo Prats ... musician
Francesc Puig ... musician
Maria Roca ... musician
Antonio Sánchez ... musician
Josep Tutusaus ... musician
Alfonso de Vilallonga ... musician

Other crew

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Jordi Cots ... production coordinator
Clara Lago ... financial controller
Belén López Albert ... script supervisor (as Belén López)
Anna López Infante ... choreographer
Rafa Martínez ... marketing and creative services
Andrea Martínez Muñoz ... production trainee: Arcadia Motion Pictures (as Andrea Martínez)
Miriam Rodríguez ... production secretary
Cristina Sillero ... cashier
Sandra Beltrán Vazquez ... production trainee
Álvaro Vicario ... making of
Elena Vidal ... production accountant assistant

Thanks

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Josep Amorós ... the producers wish to thank
Paz Sufrategui ... the director wishes to thank
Santiago Tabernero ... the director wishes to thank

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

Carmen is a housewife from Madrid mother of teen Toñi and married with the macho man and obsessed with soccer Carlos, which her daily life complicating due to the abusive character of Carlos. During the party after a wedding of Carmen's nephew, her cousin Pepe decides prove his abilities as showman with a hypnosis session. After Carlos mocks Pepe in front of all invited, a ghost possesses Carlos, suffering strange and radical changes of attitudes and behaviors. Meeting with Pepe, Carmen looking for answers to discover what's happening. Helped by Prof. Fumetti, Pepe's mentor, Carmen realizes that Carlos is possessed by the spirit of Tito, a schizophrenic young man who in early 80's killed his own mother and a several assistants to a wedding party before commit suicide in the same restaurant where he worked and where Carmen's nephew celebrated his party. With time running out, Carmen and Pepe try to exorcise the evil spirit before Carlos be totally annulled by Tito, at the same time that the own Carlos starts to suffer the consequences to be under the influence of a schizophrenic ghost. Written by Chockys

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Also Known As
  • Абракадабра (Bulgaria, Bulgarian title)
  • Abrakadabra (Poland)
  • Абракадабра (Russia)
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Runtime
  • 96 min
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Budget EUR5,200,000 (estimated)

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