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Films to Keep You Awake: A Real Friend
Original name: Adivina quien soy - PelĂ­culas para no dormir
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Spain
Duration: 73 min.
Story: The lonely Estrella is an intelligent teenager and good student but is outcast in school. She spends most of her time alone in school or at home, reading horror books or watching horror movies, while her widow mother Angela works as a nurse in a hospital. Her favorite author is Stephen King and her only friends are Leatherface and Vampire. Angela has an unresolved trauma and has kink sex with strangers in the hospital or with the gatekeeper of her building. When a detective meets Angela and tells her that a man that raped her had not died as she thought, the frightening Angela gets Estrella at the bus stop and once at home she prepares a pizza for them. However, Estrella invites her friend Vampire to join them, and when Angela sees her daughter's friend, she feels scary, haunted by her past.
Style: surreal, suspenseful, serious, scary, atmospheric, offbeat, mind bending
Plot: school, deadly, supernatural, mystery, deadly creature, social misfits, vampire, friendship, parents and children, haunted by the past, crimes, danger, youth, family relations, figment, motorcycle, security guard, pizza, decapitation, chainsaw, beach, girl, murder, blood
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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