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A.k.a.
Santa Sangre
Year
1989
Runtime
123 min.
Director
Alejandro Jodorowsky
Genres
Drama, Romance, Horror
Rating *
7.7
Votes *
12,792
Checks
2,662
Favs
324
Dislikes
51
Favs/checks
12.2% (1:8)
Favs/dislikes
6:1
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  1. dondyarizona's avatar

    dondyarizona

    But this is paint | No, it's holy blood | This is paint! | It's HOLY BLOOD! | You hear me crazy woman it's paint PAINT! | It's BLOOD BLOOD! | PAINT PAINT! | HOLY BLOOD! IT'S HOLY BLOOD! 5 years 3 months ago
  2. Scratch47's avatar

    Scratch47

    While this often features the evocative colour and framing of Argento's best (think Suspiria), its' key focus as a piece of surrealism isn't one of a nightmare. Instead you get to see the more banal horror of a desperately sad, everyday world, with the bizarre blending in around the edges in ways which make you question your own interpretations. Reaching an orgiastic peak of kinds with moments of religious symbolism, guignol, and unusually haunting analogy, the likely reaction is a mix of depression and disturbed splendour. The jarring tonal shifts in score only add to how unsettled I felt. As an auteur trump card and a stylistic melting pot, this makes a singular impression. 5 years 11 months ago
  3. Rubenvd's avatar

    Rubenvd

    Underrated. 5 years 4 months ago
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In 5 official lists

  1. This movie ranks #48 in IMDb's Horror Top 50
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  2. This movie ranks #52 in 366 Weird Movies (Certified Weird)
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  3. This movie ranks #179 in They Shoot Zombies, Don't They?
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  4. This movie ranks #224 in Roger Ebert: the great movies
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    224
  5. This movie ranks #476 in Empire 500
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