The Curse of La Llorona is a 2019 American supernatural horror film directed by Michael Chaves.

Official trailers

Warner Bros. Pictures on Monday, February 11, 2019 released the trailer:
The Curse of La Llorona - Official Trailer .

Story intro

In 1673 Mexico, a family plays in a field, and the youngest son gives his mother a necklace. The boy closes his eyes briefly, and when he opens them, his family is missing. The boy finds his mother drowning his brother in a stream. Horrified, he runs away but his mother catches him and seemingly drowns him too. 300 years later, in 1973 Los Angeles, Hispanic caseworker Anna Tate-Garcia investigates the disappearance of client Patricia Alvarez's two children. Anna arrives at Patricia's house for a welfare check. Inside, she finds the children locked behind a door, and Patricia attacks her and is taken away by the police. Patricia's children, brothers Carlos and Tomas, tell Anna to keep them in the room so they are protected. Ignoring their warnings, she brings the boys to the police. At a child services shelter, Tomas sleepwalks numbly through the facility and Carlos follows him until Tomas points to a mirror where both boys see a woman clad in a white dress. The mirror cracks and the woman grabs Carlos. Anna is called to investigate the deaths of the boys, found drowned in a river. Bringing her children Chris and Sam, she tells them to stay in the car while she investigates the murder scene. She hears Patricia, accused of her sons' murders, screaming that it was Anna's fault for taking her sons, and that Patricia had tried to stop the malevolent force of the woman in white, "La Llorona". Chris leaves the car to investigate himself and is seized by La Llorona, leaving burn marks on his arm. He rushes back to the car, but La Llorona appears again and frightens him into shock. The next day, Sam is also grabbed by the spirit, leaving identical burn marks on her arm. Anna interviews Patricia, who has an alibi for the time of her sons' deaths and tells her about La Llorona. Patricia reveals that in her hatred for Anna, she prayed to La Llorona to take Anna's children and bring her own boys back. Anna encounters La Llorona when the spirit attempts to drown Sam in the bathtub. She saves Sam, and the ghost leaves burn marks on Anna's arm too. The next morning, Anna seeks help from Father Perez, who relates the case to his previous experiences with a haunted porcelain doll. Perez tells Anna about former priest Rafael Olvera, who can help get rid of the entity. Rafael arrives at Anna's house, setting up candles and other items to protect the family. In the night, La Llorona repeatedly attacks them and attempts to drown Anna and Sam in the pool.


Linda Cardellini
Raymond Cruz
Rafael Olvera
Roman Christou
Jaynee-Lynne Kinchen
Marisol Ramirez
La Llorona
Sean Patrick Thomas
Detective Cooper
Tony Amendola
Father Perez
Oliver Alexander
Irene Keng
Aiden Lewandowski
Patricia Velasquez
Patricia Alvarez
Paul Rodriguez
Officer Claro
John Marshall Jones
Mr. Hankins
Ricardo Mamood-Vega
Jaydan Valdivia
Andrew Tinpo Lee
ER Doctor


Principal photography on the film wrapped in November 2017.

The film The Curse of La Llorona was scheduled to be released on March 15, 2019 (SXSW), on April 18, 2019 (Germany), on April 19, 2019 (United States) and on May 3, 2019 (United Kingdom) by Warner Bros. Pictures, Tanweer Alliances, NOS Audiovisuais, Warner Bros. F.E., CJ CGV Viet Nam and Warner Home Video.

The duration of the film is 93 minutes. With a budget of $9 million, the film grossed over $122.1 million.

The film had received a "R" rating.


The Curse of La Llorona got low rating from critics. The audience dislikes the film either. Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film an average grade of "B-" on a scale ranging from A+ to F.

External links

Official website:

IMDB: The Curse of La Llorona

Wikipedia: The Curse of La Llorona

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