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3.5
392 Ratings

Alucarda

Alucarda, la hija de las tinieblas

Directed by Juan López Moctezuma
Mexico, 1978
Horror, Thriller

Synopsis

A young girl’s arrival at a convent after the death of her parents marks the beginning of a series of events that unleash an evil presence on the girl and her mysterious new friend, an enigmatic figure known as Alucarda. Demonic possession, Satan worship, and vampirism follows.

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Alucarda Directed by Juan López Moctezuma

Critics reviews

Among the most blasphemous and horrific portraits of Catholicism ever to grace the screen, Alucarda portrays Christianity as a frenzied cult where women are especially vulnerable. The hysterical mass of nuns represents both a parade of historical injustices and a symptom of painful alienation.
March 17, 2016
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