Movie: Romasanta: The Werewolf Hunt (2004)

  • Director: Paco Plaza
  • Release Date: 14 May 2004 (Spain)
  • Writers: Alfredo Conde (story) Elena Serra (screenplay) …  
  • Run Time: 90 min
  • Country: Spain , UK
  • Genre: Action , Horror  
  • MPAA: Rated R for violence, some sexuality, nudity and brief language.

Trivia: Based on the case of serial killer Manuel Blanco Romasanta who murdered 13 people in 1850s Spain. He claimed a curse turned him into a wolf causing him to kill. Because of these claims, Queen Isabella II acquitted him. 

\”An uproar is caused when some mutilated cadavers are discovered, giving way to the legend of the \”Werewolf of Allariz\”. A traveling vendor rolls through the forest in his old wagon. A woman from every village on his route faithfully awaits him. He\’s attractive, intelligent, charming…. But he\’s also the monster feared by all. His most recent prey, Barbara will soon become the one who hunts him down. The film is based on the true-life story of Manuel Blanco Romasanta, the traveling vendor, who confessed to the murders of thirteen people, using their body fat to make soap. Romasanta was tried in Allar

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