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…
- DIRCAMEO(Guillermo del Toro): In the begining of the film, walking a dog in front of Jesús Gris house with his real life wife.
- The role of Jesus Gris was originally written for Max von Sydow.
- Guillermo del Toro started writing on the script as early as 1984, where it was titled "Vampire of the Grey Dawn".