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    Olalla (post-prod.)

    Co-production with Pachamama Films.

    Belonging to an incestuous family of vampires has its disadvantages.

    Picking up after the book by Robert Louis Stevenson ends, Olalla’s family receives another visitor. As the struggle between Felipe and the new guest escalates, Olalla, damaged by the abandonment of her first love, slides further into madness. Leading to a bloody and fiery end.

    Over 100 years later, her daughters, Olalla and Ofelia struggle to keep the family from attention and harm. But when Olalla, yearning for normalcy, runs away, elopes, and subsequently murders her husband, the entire family is put in jeopardy. Ofelia conspires against her sister by calling in their Uncle Felipe to reform Olalla, but his Victorian sensibilities drive him to think he can force her into submission.

    Will it be enough to keep her from committing another act of murder?

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    Dead But Dreaming (2013)

    Co-production with Pachamama Films.

    A vampire film with “altitude”.

    The year is 1805, the city of Nuestra Señora de La Paz lives in fear of an invasion from the indigenous population, and – within its walls – a rebellion is brewing against the Spanish crown. If this were not enough, a beautiful vampire is terrorizing the population, leaving a bloodbath in her wake.

    A young Irish spy, on a mission for the rebels, is found near the body of a victim. She is captured, accused of the murders, publicly flogged and sentenced to die by garrote.

    Wishing to aid in the rebellion, a novice nun is prevented from following in the spy’s footsteps by her uncle – a Franciscan priest – who believes she should help him instead to combat the “demons” plaguing the city.

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    Barbazul/Bluebeard (2013)

    Co-production with Pachamama Films.

    Barbazul loves women… he just can’t stop killing them!

    Based on the the fairytale “La barbe bleue” (1697) written by Charles Perrault about a man with a blue beard who kills his wives.

    Barbazul meets Soledad (Mila Joya), a young aspiring model with a dependent sister. After a brief courtship, he proposes marriage and takes her to his faraway plantation.

    Before leaving on a business trip, Barbazul gives Soledad the keys to the house with the condition that she not enter his private room.

    Soledad, overcome with curiosity, takes advantage of Barbazul’s absence to enter the forbidden room where she discovers her future husband’s terrifying secrets. Many women have come before her, but none have survived.

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    Le Marquis de la Croix (2012)

    Inspired by the writings of the Marquis de Sade.

    Zynga, a gypsy woman, is sentenced to death by guillotine for her crimes, claiming to be innocent. She’s given a choice, to lose her head by the blade or to be given over to the wealthy, incarcerated Marquis de la Croix. Zynga chooses the Marquis.

    Now the Marquis has the girl’s life in his hands and can do whatever he pleases. But what pleases him will make Zinga wish she had chosen the quick death of the guillotine.

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    Maleficarum (2011)

    Co-production with Pachamama Films.

    Maria Francisca, a wealthy young heiress and her friend Mariana De Castro, a young protestant widow, are accused of witchcraft and taken before the Inquisition.

    Maleficarum is the story of Francisca, a wealthy orphan and Mariana, her widowed protestant friend, who live surrounded by a town in which they are the center of hostile gossip.

    Francisco Verdugo, the Inquisitor, has his own ambitions. He has his greedy eyes on the orphan heiress’s properties, but he needs a pretext.

    A confrontation in the street among a group of girls gives him the perfect excuse to arrest Mariana and Francisca and enchain them in the horror chambers of the Inquisition, leading them to a frightful end as they are convicted of witchcraft.

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    Sirwiñakuy (2010)

    Co-production with Pachamama Films.

    An encounter between an older Bolivian man and a young French woman leads to a turbulent BDSM relationship.

    Anouk is French, she’s 30, she’s in Bolivia. A massive demonstration is taken place outside the charming café where she’s talking to a friend. Luis, Bolivian, 50, is observing her terrible table manners. His companion won’t shut up about his travel ordeals. When they are both alone, Luis approaches Anouk and simply asks her to go with him. She does.

    Anouk moves in with Luis. She doesn’t quite understand why she’s transplanted herself to this old house full of books, antiques and crumbling walls, with a man almost twice her age, whose name she never even asked.

    When he spanks her, her curiosity grows. Only Anouk knows how far she’s willing to go.