Cronos

  • November 5, 2017 / 17:00
  • November 15, 2017 / 19:00

Director: Guillermo del Toro
Cast: Federico Luppi, Ron Perlman, Claudio Brook, Margarita Isabel
Mexico, 1993, 94', color
Spanish, English with Turkish subtitles

Guillermo del Toro made an auspicious and audacious feature debut with Cronos, a highly unorthodox tale about the seductiveness of the idea of immortality. Kindly antiques dealer Jesús Gris happens upon an ancient golden device in the shape of a scarab, and soon finds himself the possessor and  victim of its sinister, addictive powers, as well as the target of a mysterious American named Angel. Featuring marvelous special makeup effects and the haunting imagery for which del Toro has become world-renowned, Cronos is a dark, visually rich, and emotionally captivating fantasy.

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