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The Conjuring [film] by James Wan

The Conjuring [film]

by James Wan (Director), Carey Hayes (Screenwriter), Chad Hayes (Screenwriter)

Other authors: John Brotherton (Actor), Shanley Caswell (Actor), Kyla Deaver (Actor), Vera Farmiga (Actor), Mackenzie Foy (Actor)7 more, Sterling Jerins (Actor), Joey King (Actor), Shannon Kook (Actor), Ron Livingston (Actor), Hayley McFarland (Actor), Lili Taylor (Actor), Patrick Wilson (Actor)

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Secuela de la exitosa "Expediente Warren" (2013) que presenta un caso real de los renombrados demonólogos Ed y Lorraine Warren. Para resolverlo viajan al norte de Londres para ayudar a una madre soltera que vive con sus cuatro hijos en una casa plagada de espíritus malignos.
  bibliotecayamaguchi | Dec 20, 2016 |
Narra los encuentros sobrenaturales que vivió la familia Perron en su casa de Rhode Island a principios de los 70. Ed y Lorraine Warren, investigadores de renombre en el mundo de los fenómenos paranormales, acuden a la llamada de una familia aterrorizada por la presencia en su granja de un ser maligno.
  bibliest | Dec 23, 2014 |
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Wan, JamesDirectorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hayes, CareyScreenwritermain authorall editionsconfirmed
Hayes, ChadScreenwritermain authorall editionsconfirmed
Brotherton, JohnActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Caswell, ShanleyActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Deaver, KylaActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Farmiga, VeraActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Foy, MackenzieActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Jerins, SterlingActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
King, JoeyActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Kook, ShannonActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Livingston, RonActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
McFarland, HayleyActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Taylor, LiliActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Wilson, PatrickActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Director James Wan made a splash in the horror genre with Saw, a rather ingenious midnight movie that spawned a legion of splattery imitators. Rather than continue in that overtly grody mode, however, Wan chose to move on, with a series of films (most notably Dead Silence and Insidious) that showed a healthy appreciation of the classics in the field, as well as a gratifying progression of skills behind the camera. The Conjuring stands as the moment when Wan puts it all together, fashioning a terrifically freaky haunted-house movie that respects its audience, even when it's busy finding new ways to launch them out of their seats. Based on ostensibly true events, the film works as something of a thesis on scary movies, featuring all of the essential elements--a creaky door here, a scary doll there, dark corners, well, everywhere--as well as a command of old-school pacing. Unlike the majority of in-your-face modern horror, it knows when to hold back, and when to go for absolute broke. Chad and Carey Hayes's script follows Lorraine and Ed Warren (Vera Farmiga and Patrick Wilson), a pair of married paranormal investigators dealing with the increasing mental toll of their profession. When they take on the case of a haunted Connecticut farmhouse, their misgivings come to a terrifying head. And then some. Wan gets some fantastic performances from his cast, particularly from the alternately steely and fragile Farmiga, and Lili Taylor, whose inspired work here more than compensates for her appearance in the misguided remake of The Haunting. Together, they make it unnervingly easy to believe in the things in the shadows. The most impressive element of The Conjuring, though, ultimately proves to be its utter relentlessness, steadily cranking the screws without resorting to easy jump scares to tone down the tension. While always playing fair, it qualifies as one of those rare scary movies that put the viewer through the absolute wringer, without leaving them feeling ill-used at the end. Prepare to jump. --Andrew Wright
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The Conjuring tells the true story of Ed and Lorraine Warren, world renowned paranormal investigators, who were called to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in a secluded farmhouse. Forced to confront a powerful demonic entity, the Warrens find themselves caught in the most horrifying case of their lives.… (more)

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