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Surreal Madrid: Antonio de la Torre Joins Maribel Verdú in Pablo Berger’s “Abracadabra”

Landing Antonio de la Torre as the co-lead to the already announced Maribel Verdú, we are chalking up Pablo Berger‘s third feature film as a subtitle film item to look out for in 2017. Cineuropa reports that Torre, Quim Gutiérrez, José Mota and José María Pou have joined Abracadabra — with production being set up for early May in Madrid and Navarre.

Gist: This revolves around Carmen (Verdú), a housewife who lives in the Carabanchel neighbourhood of Madrid. One day, she discovers that her husband, Carlos (De la Torre), seems to be possessed by an evil spirit, and so begins a thorough investigation, straddling terror and ludicrousness, to try and get him back.

Worth Noting: Berger’s debut film Torremolinos 73 was distributed in the U.S via First Run Features.

Do We Care?: Blancanieves (read Nicholas Bell’s review) announced Berger as a filmmaker to look out for. Repairing

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