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By Sameen Amer
Fri, 05, 19

Horror; a mother (Cardellini) must save her children from a ghost (Ramirez) who is trying to steal them.....

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Spotlight

The Curse of La Llorona

Cast: Linda Cardellini, Raymond Cruz, Patricia Velasquez, Roman Christou, Jaynee-Lynne Kinchen, Marisol Ramirez

Director: Michael Chaves

Tagline: She wants your children.

  • Horror; a mother (Cardellini) must save her children from a ghost (Ramirez) who is trying to steal them.
  • Is also known as The Curse of the Weeping Woman in some markets.
  • Is based on the Mexican folklore of La Llorona, a woman condemned to wander until she finds the bodies of her children whom she killed after being abandoned by her husband.
  • Had a budget of $9 million; has made over $116 million in less than three weeks.
  • Has received negative reviews from critics who didn’t think it brought anything new to the genre and criticised its overuse of jump scares.
  • Marks Michael Chaves’s directorial debut.
  • Score composed by Joseph Bishara.

Awards

2019 Billboard Music Awards

Winners:

  • Top Artist: Drake
  • Top New Artist: Juice WRLD
  • Billboard Chart Achievement Award: Ariana Grande
  • Top Male Artist: Drake
  • Female Artist: Ariana Grande
  • Duo/Group: BTS
  • Billboard 200 Artist: Drake
  • Hot 100 Artist: Drake
  • Streaming Songs Artist: Drake
  • Song Sales Artist: Drake
  • Radio Songs Artist: Drake
  • Social Artist: BTS
  • Touring Artist: Ed Sheeran
  • Rap Artist: Drake
  • Country Artist: Luke Combs
  • Rock Artist: Imagine Dragons
  • Dance/Electronic Artist: The Chainsmokers
  • Billboard 200 Album: Drake - Scorpion
  • Soundtrack: The Greatest Showman
  • Hot 100 Song: Maroon 5 featuring Cardi B - ‘Girls Like You’
  • Top Selling Song: Maroon 5 featuring Cardi B - ‘Girls Like You’
  • Top Radio Song: Maroon 5 featuring Cardi B - ‘Girls Like You’
  • Top Collaboration: Maroon 5 featuring Cardi B - ‘Girls Like You’

For the complete list of nominees and winners, visit billboard.com