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Cronos (The Criterion Collection Special Edition DVD and Blu-ray)

3 Ratings: 4.0
The 2010 Criterion Collection DVD and Blu-ray of Mexican director Guillermo del Toro's 1993 vampire film.

Mexico 1993 92 minutes Color 1.78:1 Spanish Spine #551 SYNOPSIS: 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 … see full wiki

Director: Guillermo del Toro
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Foreign, Horror, Thriller
Release Date: 1993
MPAA Rating: R
2 reviews about Cronos (The Criterion Collection Special...
review by . December 15, 2010
A Gentle And Affecting Story of Loneliness, Immortality And Vampirism....
Mainstream movie fans would know Guillermo Del Toro from his work with the underrated “Mimic”, the simple and yet affecting “The Devil’s Backbone”, comic-book adaptations such as the Hellboy franchise and the action-packed “Blade 2” and most significantly the critically-acclaimed “Pan’s Labyrinth”. Del Toro has been around and many may not even be familiar with his first full-length feature film “Cronos”, a film about vampirism …
Quick Tip by . April 08, 2011
Criterion Collection DVD
Guillermo del Toro's first and arguably best film (along with Pan's Labyrinth). Cronos is a strange fantasy-horror hybrid that tells the cautionary tale of a kindly old man who through an accidental encounter with an alchemical device is turned into a bizarre vampire and must regain his humanity through the innocent love of his granddaughter. The film is wonderfully dark, full of realistic and often gory special effects, and has all the key themes and visuals that are typical of del Toro's …
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