Santa Sangre (1989) Movie

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Santa Sangre Cast Starring Brontis Jodorowsky, Joaquín García Vargas, Guy Stockwell, Teo Tapia, Héctor Ortega

Santa Sangre Directed by Alejandro Jodorowsky

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Synopsis: A young man -- starving, nearly catatonic and barely responsive -- is confined in a sanitarium. He is taken on a field trip along with other residents to the city"s red-light district. There, he encounters by chance a woman from his past, triggering a series of flashbacks. We see that he was traumatized as a child, when he and his family were circus performers, and when he witnessed a murder/suicide: his father -- an American expatriate living in Mexico under suspicious circumstances -- cuts off the arms of his beloved mother, a possessive wife and religious fanatic who led a heretical church called "Santa Sangre (Holy Blood)," the members of which worshipped a martyred girl whose arms were severed by her father following her rape, and then commit suicide. Back in the present, buttressed by shock of his remembrance, he escapes the sanitarium and, in a series of hallucinations and dream-fulfillments, believes he has rejoined his armless mother. He "becomes her arms" and the "two" undertake a grisly campaign of murder and revenge.

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Santa Sangre Cast: Brontis Jodorowsky, Joaquín García Vargas, Guy Stockwell, Teo Tapia, Héctor Ortega, Edgar E. Jiménez Nava, Axel Jodorowsky, Jacobo Lieberman, Blanca Guerra, Valérie Crouzet, Thelma Tixou, Óscar Serafín Álvarez, Sabrina Dennison, Billy Motton, Adan Jodorowsky, Gustavo Aguilar Tejada, Faviola Elenka Tapia, Roger Fayard Arroyo, Teo Jodorowsky, Mary Aranza, Jesús Juárez, Sergio Bustamante, Gloriella, S. Rodriguez, Zonia Rangel Mora
Santa Sangre Directors: Alejandro Jodorowsky
Santa Sangre Genres: Horror, Thriller, Drama, Fantasy
Year: 1989
Runtime: 123 / 2h 03min
MPAA Rating: NC-17
Nominations: 8
Writers: Alejandro Jodorowsky, Roberto Leoni
Producers: Claudio Argento, Anuar Badin, René Cardona Jr., Angelo Iacono
Musicians: Simon Boswell
Cinematographers: Daniele Nannuzzi
Editors: Mauro Bonanni

Production: Republic Pictures Home Video
Language: English
Country: Italy, Mexico
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