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It is hard to believe that 25 years before Guillermo del Toro won Best Picture and Best Director for The Shape of Water at the 2018 Oscars, he was forced to sell everything and take out a mortgage to fund his first feature film. In Cronos, an antiques dealer discovers a gold scarab-shaped device. It contains a terrifying secret, placed there by an alchemist six centuries earlier: the key to eternal life.
  • fiction
  • Mexico
  • 1993 | 94 min. | Colour
  • Language : Spanish | English |
  • Subtitles : French
Cast & Crew
Guillermo del Toro
Guillermo Navarro
Raúl Dávalos
Javier Álvarez
Fernando Cámara
Federico Luppi
Ron Perlman
Claudio Brook
Margarita Isabel
Tamara Shanath
Arthur Gorson
Bertha Navarro
Fondo de Fomento a la Calidad Cinematográfica
Grupo Del Toro
Guillermo Springall
Iguana Producciones
Sergiy Instituto Mexicano de Cinematografía IMCINE
Guillermo del Toro
1986 Doña Lupe (first short)
1997 Mimic
2001 El espinazo del diablo
2002 Blade II
2004 Hellboy
2006 Pan’s Labyrinth
2013 Pacific Rim
2015 Crimson Peak
2017 The Shape of Water (Golden Lion in Venice, Oscars for Best Director and Best Picture)

Conception: By the way studio - Développement: Agence MiNT

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