The Cry (2008)


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Venture capitalist-turned-independent filmmaker Bernadine Santistevan leaves behind the world of high-risk investments to craft this supernatural thriller based on the Latino legend of La Llorona - a Medea-like entity who was said to have drowned her children, and whose lingering grief was so powerful that it transcended death. A young mother (Adriana Dominguez) living in New York City has fallen under the deadly spell of La Llorona, and now as a pair of detectives race (Christian Camargo and … More

Rating: R (for disturbing violent images and some language)
Genre: Mystery & Suspense, Horror
Directed By:
Written By: Bernadine Santistevan, Monique Salazar
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On DVD: Jun 3, 2008
Monterey Media Co. - Official Site


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La Llorona is a great, powerful and meaningful myth, and you'd be hard-pressed to find better inspiration for a horror film. Sadly, this isn't the film that does the subject matter justice.

Full Review… | May 2, 2008
Boxoffice Magazine

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The story was interesting, but the movie itself was kinda boring. I think they could've done more with it.

Erin Collins

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Um, interesting? Somewhat watchable, but there was just too much "dead air". Really, I am giving this a 2.5 because Dexter's Bro is in it. I dont know why the Llorna was in NY..


I have to admit that this was a strange movie, but a little entertaining too. You have to really focus in on the crying woman to understand her mission.

Charles Saunders

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