Poison For Fairies
(Veneno para las hadas)
Carlos Enrique Taboada / Mexico / 1984 / 90 mins
When Flavia and her wealthy family move to a new city, she meets odd schoolgirl, Verónica – who confesses to Flavia that she is a witch. The two girls become friends, but Verónica’s negative influence on Flavia soon manifests itself when they go on a family trip together.
This final feature film from award-winning Mexican horror master Carlos Enrique Taboada (Blacker Than the Night, 1975) is an unusual gothic tale of witchcraft, told from a child’s point of view.