VENENO PARA LAS HADAS
SATURDAY, AUGUST 3 – 11:30PM
TCL CHINESE 6 THEATRES IN THEATER 5
In this groundbreaking 1984 horror fantasy film from one of Mexico’s ultimate horror auteurs, Carlos Enrique Taboada, a 10 year old girl convinces a lonely classmate that she is a witch, forcing the child to become her assistant. Though their games are initially rather naive, they gradually take a nasty and violent turn.
ABOUT THE DIRECTOR(S)
Carlos Enrique Taboada Walker was a Mexican screenwriter and director, best known for his supernatural horror and suspense films including Hasta el viento tiene miedo, Más negro que la noche, Veneno para las hadas, and El Libro de piedra. He won two Ariel Awards (the Mexican Academy Awards) for Best Picture and Best Director for Poison for the Fairies, and his work continues to influence modern-day horror and fantasy filmmakers, like Guillermo del Toro.