Guatemalan legend becomes horror story in ‘Worry Dolls’

The Guatemalan Indians teach their children an old story. If you have worries, you share them with your Worry Dolls at bedtime. You put the dolls in a box and come dawn, the worries have been taken away.

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In the upcoming horror movie of the same title, Worry Dolls is set in a peaceful town where a series of brutal murders sees a detective racing against time to save his daughter.  A brutal serial killer is finally gunned down in the middle of carrying out one last heinous act of bloody murder. In the maniac’s possession, a box of Guatemalan talismans, which mistakenly end up being sold as charm jewelry in Chloe’s Collectables thrift shop. Soon those who bought the Worry Dolls begin to act strangely out of character and cause another rash of senseless slaughter. An ancient curse is consuming the city and pits a hardened detective against the clock to save his 8 year-old daughter’s life.

Worry Dolls is now showing in Philippine cinemas, distributed by Silverline, Inc.

Published by Anthony de Ocampo

Comm 110 Ethics 1. BA Film 2. Favorite book: The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. The parables and allegories written in the novel are timeless and achingly relatable. 3. Favorite film: The Tale of Princess Kaguya directed by Isao Takahata. Concerned with transcience, mortality, and the necessity of endings, the story is masterfully written and deeply moving. 4. Favorite media practictioner: Hayao Miyazaki (film director/animator). His creative prowess and playful imagination is something to be idolized as an aspiring writer, storyteller, and filmmaker. 5. Favorite band: The Strokes. My musical taste has changed ever since I started listening to them in high school. They have also influenced my songwriting and music in numerous ways. 6. Favorite meal: Naan and Curry. It shall remind me of the friends I hung out with during my year-long stay in Japan. 7. Hobbies: Songwriting, Poetry

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