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The Day of the Beast

El día de la bestia

Directed by Álex de la Iglesia
Spain, 1995
Horror, Cult, Comedy


A basque priest finds by means of a cabalistic study of the bible that the anti-christ is going to be born on Christmas day in Madrid. Helped by a heavy-metal fan and by the showman of a TV esoteric program, he will try to invoke the devil to find out the place of birth and kill the baby.

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The Day of the Beast Directed by Álex de la Iglesia

Awards & Festivals

Goya Awards

1996 | 6 wins including: Best Director

1996 | 8 nominations including: Best Film

Fantasia Film Festival

1997 | Winner: Best International Film

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