Sydney Sweeney and Álvaro Morte bring Inmaculada to Mexico, the fusion of terror and religion – El Sol de México

The actor Alvaro Morte grew up in Andalusiaa small town in Spain, where he was constantly in contact with the religion thanks to the traditions of the place, especially in Easter when they were made parades accompanied by religious images.

However, those faceswhich for people were beautifulthey turned out terrifying for himWhen I had seven years old. She so she shared it during her visit to Mexico City for the promotion of the tape Immaculateat which He came accompanied by the protagonist, Sydney Sweeney.

“It’s scary, it’s dark, it was made centuries ago, I think with a purpose and a message for people, but They are closely related to the suffering of Christ”said the actor.

When you are 7 or 8 years old and you see these dark things, it is terrifying.Alvaro Morte

In this film, the star of The Money Heist gives life to a priest that belongs to a conventwhose quiet life is shaken when a novice newcomer (Sweeney) she turns out to be pregnant mysteriouslybeing forced to remain in the place under the care of the nuns.

There is something that connects religion with horror movies. The conception of faith means that you believe something that you do not know if it is real or not, nothing proves the existence of God but you believe in him, into the unknown. It’s a mechanism that used to be used in a horror movie, something that you don’t control and don’t know, that can scare you. It is a wonderful universe to tell a horror story,” reflected the actor.

Sydney Sweeney sought to be part of Inmaculada for 10 years

Sweeneywho also serves as producer of the tape, explained that His first approach to this story was approximately a decade ago. when, at 17 years old, he auditioned for the first time.

Although she was not selected on that occasion, she persevered until she managed to be part of the project in front of and behind the cameras. The “Euphoria” singer also confessed that her only request at this moment was “to be bathed in blood at some point,” an element that she could not miss in this film.

In his opinion, “there are many elements that could make it a cinematic classic, it is beautifully filmed,” he noted. “We took a lot from the horror films of the 70s, we have jump scares, and different elements throughout the film that we wanted to return for the horror of this generation.”

The two-time Emmy nominee celebrated having a film that touches on topics that give people something to talk about, and the audience leaves the theater thinking about it.

For his part, Álvaro added that “he puts on the table a couple of very necessary things to talk about today in terms of feminism, in this convent there are a lot of women controlled by a single man.”

“It’s good to leave the cinema when it’s over and have tools to have a proper conversation about important things,” said the Spaniard, who confessed not to be a big fan of the horror genre.

Both artists will meet with their fans this Friday at the presentation of the film to be held at the CCXP convention. “Inmaculada” opens on May 30 in movie theaters across the country.

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