THE GRANDMOTHER (2021) Review of Spanish horror

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The Grandmother is a 2021 Spanish horror film about a Paris-based model who must return to Madrid where her grandmother recently had a stroke. However, spending just a few days with this elderly relative turns into an unexpected nightmare.

Directed by Paco Plaza (Verónica; Romasanta: The Werewolf Hunt; [REC] films) from a screenplay written by Carlos Vermut. Produced by Enrique López Lavigne.

The Apache Films production stars Almudena Amor, Karina Kolokolchykova, Chacha Huang, Vera Valdez and Michael Collis.

Plot:
Susana (Almudena Amor) must leave her life working as a model in Paris and return home to Madrid after she learns that her grandmother Pilar (Vera Valdez) – who raised her as her own after her parents died – has had a cerebral haemorrhage.

Upon returning home, Susana attempts to find a long-term caretaker for Pilar, but what should be just a few days ends up becoming a genuine nightmare after Susana notices Pilar start to act strangely…

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Release date:
The film was released in Spain on October 22, 2021.

Cast and characters:
Almudena Amor … Susana
Karina Kolokolchykova … Eva
Chacha Huang … Camarera
Vera Valdez … Pilar
Michael Collis … Pasajero

Original title:
La abuela

Trailer:

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