LA LLORONA

LA LLORONA

A criminal case is opened against Enrique, a retired general who oversaw a genocide in Guatemala. But the judgment is declared void and he is acquitted, and the spirit of La Llorona is released to roam the world like a lost soul among the living. At night, Enrique begins to hear her cry. His wife and daughter believe that he is suffering from dementia. They do not suspect that their new housekeeper, Alma, is there to inflict revenge.

Un caso criminal se abre en contra de Enrique, un general retirado responsable de un genocidio en Guatemala. Pero el juicio es declarado nulo, él es absuelto, y el espíritu de La Llorona es liberado para vagar por el mundo como un alma perdida entre los vivos. Por las noches, Enrique la escucha llorar. Su esposa e hija creen que sufre de demencia, pero no sospechan que su nueva ama de llaves, Alma, llegó para infligir venganza.

Year: 2019
Runtime: 96 minutes
Language: Spanish, Kaqchikel
Country: Guatemala, France
Director: Jayro Bustamante
Screenwriter: Jayro Bustamante, Lisandro Sánchez
Producer: Jayro Bustamante, Gustavo Matheu
Cast: María Mercedes Coroy, Sabrina De La Hoz, Julio Díaz, Juan Pablo Olyslager, Ayla-Elea Hurtado, María Telón, Margarita Kénefic
Cinematographer: Nicolás Wong Díaz
Editor: Jayro Bustamante, Gustavo Matheu
Production Design: Sebastián Muñoz
Sound Design: Eduardo Cáceres
Music: Pascual Reyes

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