• Mother of Tears (2007)

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Release Date: June 6th, 2008

DVD Release Date: April 28th, 2008

R|1 hr 38 min

Plot Summary
Grisly deaths await Italian citizens after an archaeology student (Asia Argento) accidentally releases a demonic witch from her ancient prison.

Cast: Asia Argento, Cristian Solimeno, Adam James, Moran Atias, Valeria Cavalli, Philippe Leroy-Beaulieu, Daria Nicolodi, Coralina Cataldi-Tassoni

Director: Dario Argento

Genres: Thriller, Fantasy, Drama, Horror

Production Co: Medusa Film

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  • Argento set a standard a lot of moviemakers are desperate to surpass. It's not simply that he's crazy about gore and supernatural hokum. It's that he understands that storytelling is both an art and a craft. His filmmaking carries you along on the illusion of effortlessness; amusement, suspense, a certain elegance follow. show more

  • Witty to the point of hilarity, blood-soaked and thoroughly politically incorrect, Mother of Tears: The Third Mother follows 1970s cult classics "Suspiria" and "Inferno" to complete Argento's "Mother" trilogy. show more

  • A gloriously tacky horror movie with an inclination toward the occult, The Mother of Tears hails from the Italian schlockmeister Dario Argento, who photographs his Euro movie star daughter, Asia Argento, with something more than paternal pride. show more

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