Reviews and Articles
  • Log in to Add Reviews, Videos, Etc
  • Places to Buy

    Searching for products...

    About This Item

    Unique ID Code: 0000026302
    Added by: DVD Reviewer
    Added on: 9/11/2001 18:55
    View Changes

    Cronos (UK)

    7 / 10
    1 vote cast
    Rate this item
    Inline Image

    A modern vampire tale...
    Certificate: 18
    Running Time: 89 mins
    Retail Price: £19.99
    Release Date:

    A modern vampire tale, elevated from the usual trappings of fangs and garlic, Cronos is living evidence that the vampire movie is disturbingly undead, stylishly reworking the ancient themes of dread and desire in a sophisticated and unique way.
    Jesus Gris is an impeccably dressed, distinguished old gentleman who sells antiques for a living. One morning he and his granddaughter Aurora discover a mysterious clockwork device in the base of an old statue that had once belonged to a 16th Century alchemist seeking eternal life. The scarab-like object is none other than the Cronos, which grants the user eternal youth in exchange for an unquenchable thirst for blood. Intrigued, yet horrified, Jesus is drawn into the grip of the Cronos with menacing and life-threatening consequences. Meanwhile Dieter and his evil nephew, Angel De La Guardia, hound the antique seller with deadly intent...

    Special Features:
    Interactive Menus
    Scene Access
    Star and Director Filmographies
    Still Gallery
    Bob McCabe Film Notes
    Tartan Terror Trailer Reel

    Video Tracks:
    Pan & Scan 1.33:1

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital Stereo 2.0 English
    Dolby Digital Stereo 2.0 Spanish

    Subtitle Tracks:

    Directed By:
    Guillermo del Toro

    Written By:

    Daniel Giménez Cacho
    Tamara Shanath
    Margarita Isabel
    Claudio Brook
    Ron Perlman
    Federico Luppi

    Soundtrack By:
    Javier Álvarez

    Director of Photography:
    Guillermo Navarro

    Raúl Dávalos

    Costume Designer:
    Genoveva Petitpierre

    Production Designer:
    Tolita Figuero

    Jorge Sánchez
    Alejandro Springall
    Julio Solórzano Foppa
    Bernard L. Nussbaumer
    Bertha Navarro
    Arthur Gorson
    Rafael Cruz

    Tartan Video

    Your Opinions and Comments

    Be the first to post a comment!