El Día de la bestia (The Day of the Beast)
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El Día de la bestia (The Day of the Beast)
Spanish filmmaker Alex de la Iglesia followed his outlandish sci-fi/horror debut, Accion Mutante, with this colorful apocalypse fantasy about Father Angel (Alex Angulo), a scholarly priest whose intensive research into cabalistic "Bible Code" prophecies leads to a horrific discovery: the exact birthdate of the Antichrist. Convinced that Satan's spawn will be born somewhere in Madrid on Christmas Day, Father Angel embarks on a bizarre journey down the path of sin, committing the foulest possible acts against God and humanity in order to worm his way into the Devil's inner… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 80%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The film is aware that the plot points are absurd, and de la Iglesia visually tells the story as if it were a mean spirited comic book, but it all plays straight, with no irritating winking."
‑ Adam Lippe, Examiner.com
"Its mildly blasphemous subject matter, weak special effects, and at times murky storyline make it a tough sell to mainstream audiences anywhere."
‑ Daniel Eagan, Film Journal International
"One key difference between the film industries in America and Spain: America would never honor a horror comedy with multiple Oscar wins, let alone nominations."
‑ Michael Dequina, TheMovieReport.com
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