Mamá is among the creepiest things I’ve seen so far. (And to think- it’s only 3 minutes long!) Not watching that any time again soon.

Interestingly, this inspired the mainstream director Guillermo del Toro to make it into a full feature film, too.

Mamá (2008 Spanish short film) from Pablo Sierra on Vimeo.

Directed by Andrés Muschietti

On Youtube, with an intro from Guillermo del Toro:

Mamá, on Youtube

Mamá is a Spanish-language short film about two girls trying to avoid Mamá. With English subtitles.


I'm the webmaster and author at I started this website as a complement to my studies in the Spanish language, but honestly, it just gave me an excuse to watch lots of great short films (like the ones in my author's picks section). I also blog and write short stories.

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