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Christopher Webster [Celluloid 09.14.18] Italy thriller mystery giallo grindhouse avant-garde

Abrakadabra, directed by brothers Luciano and Nicolás Onetti, will have its world premiere at the upcoming SITGES Film Festival in October where it will compete in the “Panorama Fantàstic” and “Blood Window” categories.

Abrakadabra was one of seven films selected to participate in the "Upcoming Fantastic Films" section at CANNES Film Festival this year.

Abrakadabra is the fourth film by the Onetti brothers and closes the "Giallo" trilogy that began with Sonno Profondo (2013) and Francesca (2015). They also directed “What the Waters Left Behind” (2017).

Dante, The Great”, a prestigious magician, accidentally dies during a risky magic trick. Thirty-five years later his son Lorenzo, also a magician, presents a magic show in one of the most important theatres in the city. From then on, a series of murders begins to take place that will seek to incriminate him. Lorenzo must discover who and why seeks to involve him before it is too late…

“Abrakadabra” stars Germán Baudino (“What the Waters Left Behind”, “2/11 Day of the Dead”) with María Eugenia Rigón (“Deadpoint”). It also stars Clara Kovacic (“I am So, Tita from Buenos Aires”, “Jasmine”), Ivi Brickell (“Until it happens”, “Parasomnia”), Gustavo D´Alessandro (“Francesca”), Raúl Gederlini (“Francesca”) and Pablo Vilela (“Giants of Mexico”).

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Via: ScreenAnarchy

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