'Menendez: The Day of the Lord': Release date, plot, cast, trailer, news and all you need to know about Mexican horror film

'Menéndez, a retired priest who has lost his faith and lives in seclusion, receives a visit from a friend who asks him to exorcise his daughter


                            'Menendez: The Day of the Lord': Release date, plot, cast, trailer, news and all you need to know about Mexican horror film
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If you think you have seen the best of exorcism on screen, then you haven't yet heard of 'Menendez: The Day of the Lord'. The upcoming Mexican horror film is going to leave you praying to the Lord. Haunted by his past, retired priest Menendez lives without faith. When a friend asks him for help to exorcise his daughter, Menendez is pulled back into the darkness he had managed to escape.

Here's everything we need to know about the upcoming horror movie.

Release date

'Menendez: The Day of the Lord' is set to arrive on Netflix on Friday, October 30, 2020.

Plot

According to the official synopsis for 'Menendez: The Day of the Lord', "Menéndez, a retired priest who has lost his faith and lives in seclusion, receives a visit from a friend who asks him to exorcise his daughter."

Cast

Juli Fàbregas as Menendez

Juli as seen on the poster for 'Menendez: The Day of the Lord' (IMDb)

 

Fábregas plays the role of Menendez, a priest who is haunted by his own sins and lives in seclusion. When his friend arrives seeking help for his daughter, Menendez reluctantly agrees. He doesn't know of the horrors that await him. The actor is best known for his work in '[Rec] 2', 'Mar de fons', 'Love in Difficult Times' and 'El comisario'.

Dolores Heredia as Marisa

Actress Dolores Heredia attends the Platino Awards 2017 photocall at the La Caja Magica on July 22, 2017, in Madrid, Spain (Getty Images)

 

Mexican actress Heredia plays the role of Marisa, who, going by the looks of the trailer, is a part of Menendez's past. The actress is best known for her recent work in 'Diablero', 'Sense8', 'Chicuarotes' and 'Two Men in Town'.

Ximena Romo as Raquel

Actress Ximena Romo attends the 'This Is Not Berlin' Premiere during the 2019 Sundance Film Festival at Prospector Square Theatre on January 25, 2019, in Park City, Utah (Getty Images)

 

Romo, who is best known for her portrayal of Nora in the soap opera 'El color de la pasión', plays the role of the possessed young girl. The actress is known for her work in 'Tales of an Immoral Couple', 'Everybody Loves Somebody', 'Mentada de padre', 'Como si fuera la primera vez' and in 'This Is Not Berlin', a role for which she was nominated for the Ariel Award for Best Supporting Actress.

Creators

'Menendez: The Day of the Lord' is written and directed by Santiago Alvarado Ilarri, along with writer Ramón Salas. Beatriz Elena Herrera Bours, Alejandro Sugich, Julieta Perales serve as producers of the movie.

Trailers

There is no official trailer for 'Menendez: The Day of the Lord' yet. MEAWW will update this article when it is released. In the meanwhile, you can catch a little sneak peek into the movie here.

Where to watch

'Menendez: The Day of the Lord' will be available to stream on Netflix from Friday, October 30, 2020.

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