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When the last bullring in Catalonia has been turned into a mall, an old bullfighter must make a living in the bars of Barcelona. One night, a bored Russian president appears trying to freshen up his long vacation. In a flash, still the urgent desire to try his luck as a hero before it's too late.
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Nadia comes to Valladolid to work as a foreign au pair, in order to improve her level Spanish. As part of her job, she will have to take care of Nestor and teach him French for the four weeks that his father will be away from home. But Nestor is a bad-tempered pre-teen, with serious problems with Molière's language and extremely violent reactions.
Electronic musician Andy and aspiring singer Lela are haunted by nightmares and visions that neither understands. Ghostly apparitions, mysterious and archaic structures, bizarre and unearthly chanting, frightening instances of déjà vu, all begin to intrude on their waking lives, prompting them to embark on parallel journeys in search of answers.
In a densely forested area north of St. Petersburg people have been going missing for three decades.The few corpses ever found were naked. On October 14, 2017 a team of volunteers went out into the woods in search of a missing teenager. Soon, all communication with them was lost. Locals believe they were taken by the same dark spirit that took the others. They call it the Limping Widow.
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A horrifying story of a shaman's inheritance in the Isan region of Thailand. What could be possessing a family member might not be the Goddess they make it out to be. A documentary team follows Nim, a shaman based in Northern Thai, the Isan area, and encounters her niece Mink showing strange symptoms that seem to be of inheritance of shamanism. The team decides to follow Mink, hoping to capture the shaman lineage passing on to the next generation, but her bizarre behavior becomes more extreme.
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In a last attempt to save their marriage, Sara and Óscar decide to take a short vacation in a cabin in the woods with their two children. But when they arrive, they do not find the rest they were looking for: instead increasingly strange events corrode the tense atmosphere between the couple. The family begins to feel the presence of a woman prowling the house and she seems to predict situations that defy nature. As the young couple begin to confront unresolved issues from the past, these strange events will attempt to unravel the family from within.
A travel experience, an encounter with other codes and other gods in a contemporary Lithuania. In the country where legends and pagan practices have survived the influence of the Catholic religion and later the Soviet bloc to feed a folklore still tenacious, weighs the strange sensation of presences belonging to another world.
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Benito Freire is a peddler who lives miserably in an environment dominated by ignorance and superstition. He is a street vendor in the Galician towns and suffers from severe epilepsy attacks. The rumor begins to spread around the region that he is a werewolf and that he is possessed by a demonic spirit. And it is precisely the stories that are told about him that begin to drive him crazy.