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Guillermo Del Toro

Cronos

Edition 1993
95' - 1992 - Fantasy, Drama, Horror - Dialogue: Spanish, English
Director: Guillermo Del Toro Composer: Javier Alvarez With: Federico Luppi, Ron Perlman, Claudio Brook, Margarita Isabel, Tamara Shanath
Superbly scripted and directed, Cronos is an imaginative and inventive reworking of a genre deeply rooted in Mexican film culture: the vampire movie. The story concerns the Cronos device, an object that has the power to bestow eternal life. The device was built by a 16th-century alchemist. It resurfaces in contemporary Mexico in the junk shop owned by an elderly man, Jesus Gris, who is immediately attracted by the idea of immortality. Jesus is not the only person pursuing the device for its power... (Screen International 23 / 4/93)

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Credits

Director

Guillermo Del Toro

Composer

Javier Alvarez

With

Federico Luppi, Ron Perlman, Claudio Brook, Margarita Isabel, Tamara Shanath

Scenario

Guillermo Del Toro

Director of Photography

Guillermo Navaroo

Editor

Raul Davalos

Producer

Arthur Gorson

More information

Dialogue

Spanish, English

Countries of production

Mexico

Year

1992

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