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o-apostolo3O Apostolo (The Apostle) [review] is a gothic thriller about an escaped convict who moves to a mysterious village with sinister old people, spirits and a strange parish priest.

It is directed by  Fernando Cortizo, and produced by Artefacto Producciones. Read the Zippyframes review.

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O Apostolo screened at the 2012 Annecy competition programme, and has now been released in Spanish theaters.

 

Watch the trailer (soundtrack by Philip Glass):

 

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