The Book of Stone(Movie, 1969)

Original title: "El libro de piedra" (Spanish/ES)
1h 39min | Genres: Horror, Thriller, Drama, Fantasy
The Book of StoneRating: 3.4/5 (with 88 votes)
El Libro de piedra (The Book of Stone) is a 1969 Mexican supernatural horror film, written and directed by Carlos Enrique Taboada.This film was re-made in 2009. ()
Movie poster of The Book of Stone

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About The Book of Stone

This classic film tells the story about a little girl Silvya (Lucy Buj) that because of her behaviour is required to be nursed by a special teacher Julia (Marga López) at home. This teacher is experienced in the field and starts looking after the child´s behavior and her friendship with Hugo,a statue of a little boy with a book that is 1,000 years old and supposedly talks to her and make her do things, Her wealthy father Eugenio Rubalcaba (Joaquin Cordero) is very disturbed about his daughters way´s and his new wife Mariana (Norma Lazareno) is trying to cope with her step daugters ideas but fears of the statue. All these characters play their parts well and the atmosphere in this movie is so thick that you can cut it with a knife, locations are well used and the fright factor is there all the time, This is a timeless piece of art that should be taken seriously now a days for next wave horror movie creators.

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Additional Information

Production country: Mexico
Original language: Spanish (ES)
Spoken languages: Spanish (ES)
Translated into 2 languages: English (EN), Spanish (ES)
Status: Released
Release date US: 07/18/1969
Film Editor: Carlos Savage
Director of Photography: Ignacio Torres
Composer: Raúl Lavista
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"El Libro de Piedra"
Keywords: mexico, horror, terror

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