Mother Of Tears [2007]

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Mother Of Tears [2007]

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As long as you don’t expect it to be “high art” and are familiar with more Dario Argento films than just “Suspiria”, then you’ll probably enjoy this one. After all this successfully provocative imagery, Sarah's defeat of Mother Lachimarum is abruptly lame and anticlimactic. The aged witch attempts to use her magic to kill the girl, but her powers — including those of invisibility, illusion casting, and telekinesis — prove insufficient due to her feeble state. Regarding this suspected goal they are often successful, especially during the finale as we are bombarded by what could only be described as the Devil's orgy.

Dario argento finally completed his mothers trilogy in 2007, ive seen suspiria, and inferno i recently saw, which was good but not brilliant, it certainly had that argento feel and look, Mother of tears, for me, not being able to remember suspiria, stands up really well, certainly next to inferno, it still has the english language, which i never fully understood, especially considering rome setting here and of course, italian charactors, but past that it works, its certainly gory too, with that argento touch. Unfortunately, Sarah soon realizes that Michael is dead and that Mater Lachrymarum is animating his body in an attempt to kill her. At this point, she is joined by Detective Enzo Marki, one of the police officers hunting her, and the two go into the catacombs to find Mater Lachrymarum.Yet, despite all of this, it also still feels like a Dario Argento film too 🙂 Yes, people sometimes say that his films declined after the 1980s, but there were quite a few parts of this one that actually felt like an updated version of one of his classic films (e g: “Tenebrae”, “Phenomena”, “ Opera” etc…). Villainous Breakdown: After Sarah rips off Mater Lachrymarum’s source of power, her tunic, with a spear and throws it in the fire, Mater Lachrymarum and her cultists lose their minds and scream in despair as the mansion above their lair breaks down and kills them all. This early script began immediately after Inferno, with a witch who survived the destruction of Mater Tenebrarum's home watching a detective ( Ennio Fantastichini) investigating a series of murders at a university.

A mother throws her baby off a bridge for no discernable reason (though narm in the form of a Special Effects Failure keeps it from being too brutal). In late 2005, Argento travelled to the North of Europe to begin conceptual work on The Third Mother. A 2007 film written and directed by Dario Argento and starring his daughter, Asia Argento and Udo Kier. Don't listen to the rantings of geeks all over the web: bad acting, implausible plot-twists, bad acting and dubbing are things Argento has been accused of from the very start of his career.She uses this to avoid a police detective, though she is forced to kill a witch who corners her on the train.

Lachrymarum is killed when an ornamental obelisk from the top of the building crashes into the ceremonial chamber, impaling her.Mother of Tears is typical Argento really, some good gore, a few shocking moments and good visual elements and a decent score mean although Mother of Tears isn't up there with Suspiria, it's still a good enough horror that fans of the horror master should enjoy. Honestly, the gore is just about all Argento gets right, almost as a reconciliation for the rest of his limitations. OK, if the horror you like has numbers after it (SAW 1 2 3 4) you probably wont like it, but if you fancy something like Tarkovsky with gore then give it a try (but please watch Suspiria and Inferno first). Yes, it is bizarre, but also drawn out, poorly acted for an English audience, short on action, with only three main death scenes, and has an attractive but simple and very repetitious music score similar to the John Carpenter style. The Cannes Film Festival requested that The Third Mother be ready in time for consideration as a 2007 competition contender.

Director Dario Argento (Suspiria, Tenebre, Phenomena) brings us a dark story with gothic scoring (which is at times perfect, and at others poorly rendered). So terrible evil immediately converges upon her and, if for no other reason than proximity or contact with the box, that evil subsequently aims itself at Sarah. As a long-awaited coda to Argento's "Three Mothers" trilogy, [it] may not be exactly what was expected, but it is perfectly satisfying resolution. The film itself has some brief FLASHING LIGHTS but I don’t know whether they’re intense/fast enough to be an issue or not.The third and final film in the 'Three Mothers' trilogy, following 1977's Suspiria and 1980's Inferno.

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