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The Pact (2018)

El pacto (original title)
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When Monica finds out her daughter is about to die she takes extreme measures to save her.

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David Victori
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Belén Rueda ... Mónica
Darío Grandinetti ... Álex
Mireia Oriol ... Clara
Antonio Durán 'Morris' ... Intruso / Hermano Intruso
Jordi Recasens Jordi Recasens ... Fran
Carlus Fàbrega Carlus Fàbrega ... Garrido
Vanessa Buchaca Vanessa Buchaca ... Laura
Frederic Llobregat Frederic Llobregat ... Cliente
Josean Bengoetxea Josean Bengoetxea ... Martos
Lluïsa Mallol Lluïsa Mallol ... Doctora
Patxi Santamaría Patxi Santamaría ... Santero
Jordi Romero Lliberia Jordi Romero Lliberia ... Hombre Taller Mecánico
Jimena Mata Jimena Mata ... Clara (7 años)
Fàtima de Gispert Fàtima de Gispert ... Enfermera Joven (as Fátima de Gispert)
Chus Leiva Chus Leiva ... Madre de Fran (as Chuss Leiva)
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When Monica finds out her daughter is about to die she takes extreme measures to save her.

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Evil always claims its debt

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Horror | Thriller

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Rated R for some language | See all certifications »

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Belén Rueda wears a wig because the director wanted Mónica (her character) to be a ginger. See more »

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Is The Price Too High
5 February 2019 | by FoutainoflifeSee all my reviews

The mother of a girl in a coma with little chance of survival, makes the decision to enter into a high stakes pact in an attempt to save her daughter's life. This is the basic plot.

Let's start with the positives. This film has a polished look to it, simply meaning that it doesn't look like it was cheaply made. The story is decent and the actors did a great job in their roles.

The negatives. This script could've used some work. The terms of the pact are never really explained well and we never got a good indication as to who the sinister miracle worker is. I didn't really understand the spider aspect. I didn't understand why they were showing up or exactly what they were meant to signify. This was marketed as a horror film but it was more like a dark drama with some supernatural elements.

I didn't think this was an awful film but it could've been much better.


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Country:

Spain

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

17 August 2018 (Spain) See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,453, 28 October 2018

Gross USA:

$2,488

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,855,647
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2.35 : 1
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