Escalofrío (1978)

Spain,
82m
35mm film, Dinavision, Eastmancolor
mono, Spanish

A Spanish horror film directed by Carlos Puerto.

Premise

While on a stroll around Madrid, Andy and Thelma meet another couple, Bruno and Anne, who invite them to stay with them at their country mansion. A seemingly harmless game with a Ouija board leads to a night of revealed secrets and unrelenting horror.

Credits

Crew
Directed by: Carlos Puerto
Depósito Legal: M-40244-1977
A Cinevisión and Almena Films S.A. production
Executive Producers: Alfredo Casado and Juan Piquer
Written by: Carlos Puerto
Director of Photography: Andrés Berenguer
Editor: Pedro del Rey
Music: Librado Pastor
Make Up: Carmen Martín and Carmen Sánchez

Cast
Ángel Aranda (Bruno)
Sandra Alberti (Berta)
Mariana Karr [real name: Mariana Karr] (Ana)
José María Guillén (Andres)
Manuel Pereiro
Luis Bar-Boo [real name: Luis Barboo] (gate-keeper)
José Pagán
Isidro Luengo
Ascensión Moreno
Carlos Castellano

Alternative Titles

Don't Panic – UK, US (video)
Satan's Blood

Extracts included in
The Devil's Disciples (2006)

References

Periodicals

  • The Dark Side no.95 (February 2002) p.32 – review

Books

  • Satan in the Celluloid: 100 Satanic and Occult Horror Movies of the 1970s by P.J. Thorndyke pp.146-148