The Mother of Tears

The Mother of Tears (2007)

What you see does not exist. What you cannot see is truth.

  • Genre: Horror
  • Release Date: 2007-09-06
  • User Rating: 4.1/10 from 136 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 42min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Myriad Pictures
  • Production Country: Italy, United States of America
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An ancient urn is found in a cemetery outside Rome. Once opened, it triggers a series of violent incidents: robberies, rapes and murders increase dramatically, while several mysterious, evil-looking young women coming from all over the world are gathering in the city. All these events are caused by the return of Mater Lacrimarum, the last of three powerful witches who have been spreading terror and death for centuries. Alone against an army of psychos and demons, Sarah Mandy, an art student who seems to have supernatural abilities of her own, is the only person left to prevent the Mother of Tears from destroying Rome.

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Directing Dario Argento Director
Production Dario Argento Producer
Writing Dario Argento Writer
Sound Claudio Simonetti Original Music Composer
Production Kirk D'Amico Executive Producer
Production Claudio Argento Producer
Writing Jace Anderson Writer
Writing Adam Gierasch Writer
Editing Walter Fasano Editor
Writing Walter Fasano Writer
Writing Simona Simonetti Writer
Visual Effects Lee Wilson Visual Effects Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Giorgio Gregorini Hair Department Head
Camera Frederic Fasano Director of Photography
Production Marina Berlusconi Producer
Art Valentina Ferroni Production Design
Art Francesca Bocca Production Design
Production Giulia Marletta Producer
Production Morgana Bianco Casting
Art Gretel Fatibene Art Direction
Crew David Ambrosi Stunt Coordinator
Sound Roberto Cappannelli Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Visual Effects Lisa K. Sepp Visual Effects Producer
Costume & Make-Up Chiara Ugolini Key Makeup Artist
Lighting Marco Contaldo Gaffer
Costume & Make-Up Ludovica Amati Costume Design
Camera Francesco Bellomo Still Photographer
Costume & Make-Up Paola Gattabrusi Makeup Artist
Sound Marco Lazzaro Boom Operator
Editing Paolo Verrucci Digital Intermediate
Camera Giovanni Gebbia Steadicam Operator
Art Maria Castrovilli Set Decoration
Art Giuseppe Cancellara Construction Coordinator
Art Giuseppe Cagnoni Property Master
Directing Fernanda Selvaggi Script Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Antonella Balsamo Assistant Costume Designer
Costume & Make-Up Salvatrice Amendiola Seamstress
Production Helena Palmer Casting
Camera Gianluca Fava First Assistant Camera
Editing Stefano Camberini Digital Intermediate
Sound Federico Amodio Sound Effects Editor
Costume & Make-Up Carlo Diamantini Prosthetic Makeup Artist
Editing Simone Fontana Digital Intermediate
Editing Sarah McTeigue First Assistant Editor