Trini, the world-famous flamenco dancer, becomes deeply depressed following her husband’s death. Damian, her 8-year-old son, is possessed by a malicious devil that makes him do the most bloody and cruel misdeeds. A desperate quest eventually leads to a defrocked priest called Father Lenin whose own severe spiritual crisis may not bode well for what lays ahead…
This wickedly funny stop motion animation both celebrates and satirizes costumbrismo castellano, the details of everyday life in Castilian Spain. In addition, countless references to the masters of horror pay homage to the violent excess of the fantasy genre, with three characters voiced by Santiago Segura, inimitable star of Spanish comedy and horror. This debut feature film from Valencian director SAM, a veteran of Aardman Animations, is a unique and highly entertaining rollercoaster ride not for the faint-hearted!
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