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Cronos ★★ Chronos 1994 (R)

Stylish Mexican variation of the vampire tale. Aged antiques dealer Jesus Gris (Luppi) comes across the mysterious title object—a 14th century golden egg possessing magical powers to grant eternal life. But can its possessor stand the consequences, which include a developing taste for blood? Another problem is Gris isn't the only one to know about the device. First feature for writer/director del Toro. Spanish with subtitles. 92m/C VHS, DVD . MX Federico Luppi, Ron Perlman, Claudio Brook, Ta-mara Shanath, Margarita Isabel; D: Guillermo del Toro; W: Guillermo del Toro; C: Guillermo Navarro; M: Javier Alvarez.