MANIAC TALES (2017) Overview

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Maniac Tales is a 2017 Spanish horror anthology film about a doorman who reveals different stories that relate to an old apartment block.

Directed by Denise Castro (“Skull of Desire” segment), Enrique García (“The Perfect Moment” segment), Abdelatif Hwidar (“The Visit” segment)
and Kike Mesa (“Zimbelin” segment) from a screenplay co-written by Rodrigo Sancho, Enrique García, Salva Martos Cortés, producer Kike Mesa and Lluís Segura.

Juan, a Mexican illegal immigrant in New York, is offered a job as a doorman in an old building of the city. It turns out that the screenwriter of Maniac Tales, a popular TV series, lives in the building but has disappeared with the script of the last episode of the season, and a reward is offered to whoever can find it. Juan decides to investigate and search for it in the screenwriter’s apartment where he discovers that the TV series hides creepy secrets related to the building itself…

Cast and characters:

Enrique Arce … Juan
Alex Hafner … George
Samuel Allan … Detective assistant
Ian Michael Allport … Waiter
Marina Botí … Brenda
Pablo Capuz … Dan
William Carney … Detective
Antonio de la Cruz … Mr Barnes
Silvia De Miguel … Mrs Barnes
Virginia DeMorata … Irene (as Virginia de Morata)
Rufino Dubujusw … Haitian
Almar G. Sato … Aracne Sato
Olivier Garcia … Father
Mercedes León … Sister
Minnie Marx … Mrs Bernstein

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