The Curse of La Llorona (2019)

Jaynee-Lynne Kinchen as Samantha in "The Curse of La Llorona" (2019). Image Credit: IMDb

Are you interested in seeing the Michael Chaves-directed mystery horror thriller “The Curse of La Llorona”? Hitting movie theater screens in these United States on Friday, 19 April 2019, the film stars Linda CardelliniRaymond Cruz and Patricia Velasquez.

“The Curse of La Llorona” Promotional Poster. Image Credit: IMDb

What is the film about?

With a screenplay co-written by Mikki DaughtryTobias Iaconis, set in 1970s Los Angeles, the film’s narrative revolves around Anna Tate-Garcia (Cardellini) and her small children. Tate-Garcia, a Tate-Garcia and widow, is doing her best to raise two children on her own. After ignoring an eerie warning, Tate-Garcia and children see an unimaginably frightening reality unfold.

“The Curse of the Weeping Woman” Promotional Poster. Image Credit: IMDb.

Is this film a standalone production, a prequel or a sequel to other films?

“The Curse of La Llorona,” also scheduled for release in Australia as “The Curse of the Weeping Woman,” is Chaves’ directorial debut. Produced by James Wan through his film production company Atomic Monster Productions, “The Curse of La Llorona is the sixth instalment in the Conjuring Universe.

Crossover Appearances

With the Annabelle doll seen in the previous five instalments of the film franchise, it should not surprise anyone to learn the doll will be showing up again in this Chaves-directed production.

Tony Amendola and Linda Cardellini as Father Perez and Anna Tate-Garcia, respectively, in “The Curse of La Llorona” (2019). Image Credit: IMDb.

As well as the Annabelle doll, Father Perez makes his second appearance in the franchise. Perez, played by Tony Amendola, first appeared in the 2014 John R. Leonetti-directed horror “Annabelle.” Amendola, best known for playing Master Bra’tac in “Stargate SG-1,” will be reprising his role.

Film Festivals

“The Curse of La Llorona,” on Friday, 15 March 2019, saw its premiere at the South by Southwest Film Festival.

Other Markets

The film will will hit British cinema screens Friday, 3 May 2019. By this point, most markets where the production is scheduled for release will have shown the film.

Is there a movie trailer for this production?