The Curse of the White Lady : the terrifying legend that inspired the horror film

The Curse of the White Lady, April 17, at the cinema.

After Annabelle and the Nun, James Wan and the producers of the saga Conjuring give life to a new evil creature ready to haunt your dreams : The Lady in White ! But where does this terrifying figure of the supernatural ? PRBK investigation for you on this croquemitaine from tales mexicans .

It is the 17th of April that The Curse of the White Lady will come to haunt our theaters. Los Angeles, 1970. The White Lady haunts the night… and the children. Ignoring the warnings of a mother suspected of violence against a minor, a social worker and her children are thrown into a supernatural world of fearful. To hope to survive the fury fatal of the White Lady, their only recourse is a priest, disillusioned and its mystical practices intended to repel the forces of evil… at the border where fear and faith collide… Beware of his crying glaçants… She is ready to do anything to lead you to the darkness. Because pain knows no respite – his tormented soul has not the right to rest. And there is no way to escape the curse of the White Lady.

Who is the White Lady ?

The White Lady is called The Llorona in Spanish. The only mention of his name strikes terror in the world since centuries. When she was alive, she drowned her children in a fit of mad jealousy, and then, devastated by grief, she threw herself into the river unleashed.

Now its tears have become eternal. They are even deadly and all those who hear the call claims the night are cursed. Lurking in the shadows, the White Lady addresses the children, desperately seeking to replace his own. Over the centuries, it has become more and more predatory… and its methods more and more terrifying.

A legend in mexico who has terrified the actors of the movie

The legend of La Llorana is told to children to scare them. Many mexicans really do believe in its existence. On youtube, there are many videos (blurry of course) showing it wandering like a spectre in the night in search of prey.

The actors from the original Latin of the Curse of the White Lady had the sense of playing with fire during the shooting of the film. In particular, Patricia Velasquez (the L Word) and Raymond Cruz (Major Crimes). Both of them have grown up with this belief that Llorana actually existed. “All those who are of Latin origin, know who is The Llorana (the White Lady)” was entrusted to Raymond Cruz during an interview. “It is our croquemitaine. This is our Frankenstein. We know since we are children. Our grandparents we were told of its history which has been recounted by their grandparents decades ago. We are often told a child : “Finish your plate or the Llorana is going to pick you up !”“.

No doubt, the White Lady, the risk of haunt for a long time the imagination of children and adults.

The Curse of the White Lady to the cinema on 17 April.

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