HipZOMJoint Movie Pick Of The Week 4/19/19: The Curse Of La Llorona

The next chapter in the creepy Conjuring cinematic universe is here, The Curse of La Llorona!

directed by Michael Chaves, in his directorial debut, and written by Mikki Daughtry and Tobias Iaconis. It is the sixth installment in The Conjuring Universe. Based on the Mexican folklore of La Llorona, the film stars Linda Cardellini, Raymond Cruz, and Patricia Velásquez, and follows a mother in 1970s Los Angeles who must save her children from a ghost who is trying to steal them away.

Here is the creepy synopsis for the film:

“When Anna Garcia (Linda Cardellini), a social worker and widow raising her two children in 1970s Los Angeles, is called to check in on one of her cases, she finds signs of foul play. As she digs deeper, she finds striking similarities between the case and the terrifying supernatural occurrences haunting her family. Enlisting the help of a local faith healer, she discovers that La Llorona has latched herself onto Anna and will stop at nothing to take her children. La Llorona, also known as the Weeping Woman,[9] is a female ghost in Latin American folklore who lost her children and causes misfortune to those nearby. As she searches for them, she takes other lost children, making them her own. Anna turns to mysticism with the help of a disillusioned priest to fight the evil entity.”

The Curse of Llorona is now playing at a theater near you.

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