Cine 2 - 12/04/2018 14:00

An antiquarian accidentally discovers a golden scarab in the base of a wooden statue. The legendary actor Federico Luppi gave one of his best performances, while young director Guillermo del Toro became the golden boy of genre cinema. With a budget of 2 million dollars (the largest at the time for a Mexican film, a quarter of which came from its director) Cronos won 22 international awards, particularly in Cannes, but especially at the BIFFF with a Silver Raven in 1994. Universal wants to buy the rights for a remake, but Del Toro refuses. It’s the kind of Faustian pact that he reserves for the characters of his movies. The rest is history, crowned last March by 4 Oscars. At the occasion of his exceptional appearance at the BIFFF, we want to screen the movie that started it all and finally give him his Silver Raven in person!

Genre(s) cult, vampire
Country Mexico
Audience CNA
Audio Spanish
Subtitles Dutch, English, French
Director Guillermo del Toro
Cast Claudio Brook, Federico Luppi, Ron Perlman
Distributor Bertha Navarro


Running time 94'


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