Blu-ray Release: El Esqueleto De La Senora Morales aka Skeleton Of Mrs. Morales

Blu-ray Release Date: Feb. 25, 2020
Price: Blu-ray $17.99
Studio: MVD Visual

The Skeleton of Mrs. Morales (or, in its original Spanish language title, El Esqueleto de la señora Morales) is a 1960 Mexican black comedy based on horror master Arthur Machen’s 1927 story The Islington Mystery.

Adapted by screenwriter Luis Alcoriza (a frequent collaborator of Luis Buñuel) and directed by Rogelio A. Gonzalez, the highly is released her for the first tim eon Blu-ray with a 2K restoration.

The film tells the tale of quiet taxidermist Pablo Morales (former matinee idol Arturo de Córdova) who suffers the demands of his prudish and hypochondriac wife Gloria (Amparo Rivelles) After twenty years of a hellish marriage, he decides to take matters into his own hands…

Over the top performances and an ironic, final twist make this one a perfect satire of the kind of weepy melodramas we’ve all seen too many times….

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