Moctezuma, the producer of El Topo, delivers a piece of uncanny gothic horror in depicting the humorously sinister and erotic chaos in a mental asylum.
Section: Retro Azteco Macabro
The strange friendship between two young girls degrades into an outburst of blood, death and damnation in this disturbing and visual imaginative film of witches and devils.
SIMON OF THE DESERT
The astounding last film Buñuel made in Mexico. Simon Stylites, literary perched on a pedestal, is assailed by a cynical dwarf and a series of temptations.
THE SKELETON OF MRS. MORALES
Macabre and surprisingly witty story about a taxidermist who lives with his frigid, hysterical wife, psychologically torturing her with his love for death animals.
A fairy tale inspired by Grimm and set in a magic realistic atmosphere about a poor woodcutter who makes a pact with death.
THE EXTERMINATING ANGEL
After an upper class dinner party, the guests find some mysterious compulsion making it impossible for them to leave the premises.
THE CASTLE OF PURITY
During 18 years a man keeps his family locked up in their home in order to preserve the purity of their souls and defend them against a corrupt society.
The real beginning of the only true horror cycle in Mexican cinema, this is a highly influential and atmospheric rendering of Dracula on a hacienda.
NEUTRON VS THE DEATH ROBOTS
This atomic wrestling superman, wearing a characteristic black mask with lighting bolts, fights an evil mad scientist and his badly made up zombies.
SANTO VS THE VAMPIRE WOMEN
A professor recruits a professional wrestler to protect his daughter from vampires intent on kidnaping her and marrying her to the devil.
SANTO VS THE MARTIAN INVASION
The masked wrestler battles Martians intent on taking over Earth.