An antique dealer finds an ancient alchemist's device that provides eternal life. It becomes an object of obsession for him and a ruthless millionaire who has learned of it through his own…
- Mechanical objects and special effects were carried out by Guillermo del Toro's own monster and make up FX company "Necropia" (The company no longer exists, but was functional for 15…More
- The film went over budget from the orignal $1,5 million to $2 million (the highest budget for a Mexican movie at the time). del Toro himself got the half million through loans and bank debts.…More
- The role of Jesus Gris was originally written for Max von Sydow.