The Book of Stone

Genres: Horror, Thriller, Drama, Fantasy
This classic film tells the story about a little girl Silvya (Lucy Buj) that because of her behaviour is required to be nursed by a special teacher Julia (Marga López) at home. This teacher is experienced in the field and starts looking after the child´s behavior and her friendship with Hugo,a statue of a little boy with a book that is 1,000 years old and supposedly talks to her and make her do things, Her wealthy father Eugenio Rubalcaba (Joaquin Cordero) is very disturbed about his daughters way´s and his new wife Mariana (Norma Lazareno) is trying to cope with her step daugters ideas but fears of the statue. All these characters play their parts well and the atmosphere in this movie is so thick that you can cut it with a knife, locations are well used and the fright factor is there all the time, This is a timeless piece of art that should be taken seriously now a days for next wave horror movie creators.
Status: Released IMDb
Release date: 1969-07-18
Run time: 99 minute / 1:39
Director: Carlos Enrique Taboada
Writer: Carlos Enrique Taboada
Production Company : Producciones AGSA
Production Country: Mexico



Marga López
as Julia Septien
Joaquín Cordero
as Eugenio Ruvalcaba
Norma Lazareno
as Mariana
Aldo Monti
as Carlos
Lucy Buj
as Silvia
Rafael Llamas
as Profesor Esquivias
Ada Carrasco
as Paulina "Sirvienta"
Lilia Castillo
as Herminia
Manuel Dondé
as Bruno
Jorge Mateos
as Dr. Molina
Miguel Gómez Checa
as Teniente de Policia (Police Lt.)
Eduardo MacGregor
as Fabian
Jorge Pablo Carrillo
as Hugo
Carlos Savage Editor

Carlos Enrique Taboada Screenplay

Carlos Enrique Taboada Director

Carlos Enrique Taboada Writer

Raúl Lavista Music

Ricardo Sáinz Special Effects

Adolfo Grovas Producer

Salvador Topete Sound Editor
Javier Mateos Sound Editor

Costume & Make-Up
Sara Mateos Makeup Department Head

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