Category Archives: Aging and Mortality

Cronos

cronos2Cronos (1993)

Written and Directed By: Guillermo del Toro

Why I Saw It: My daughter bought a Criterion Collection copy, and I am a big fan of del Toro’s work (e.g. Pan’s Labyrinth, The Devil’s Backbone)

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Antique store owner Jesus Gris (Federico Luppi) and his beloved granddaughter Aurora (Tamara Shanath) make a startling find, a gold insect-like device created in the 16th century. Enclosed inside it is an extraordinary clockwork mechanism and a living creature. He has stumbled upon the chronos device, crafted to give its owner eternal life. But like the monkey’s paw, it will inevitably bring unexpected — even tragic — results.

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The King of Elfland’s Daughter by Lord Dunsany

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The King of Elfland’s Daughter by Lord Dunsany

Published: 1924

Format: Paperback

Recommended By: Ana at Things Mean a Lot

I Categorized It As: Science Fiction/Fantasy, Classic

My Rating: 4.5/5

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