|release date||October 5 2010|
|director||Álex de la Iglesia|
|writer||Álex de la Iglesia, Jorge Guerricaechevarría|
|starring||John Hurt, Elijah Wood, Leonor Watling, Julie Cox, Burn Gorman|
|trailer 1||Trailer #1|
SynopsisAt Oxford University, a professor (Hurt) and a grad student (Wood) work together to try and stop a potential series of murders seemingly linked by mathematical symbols.
Director Alex de la Iglesia has a penchant from creating comic book escapades in his dark comedies, making them fun – but ludicrous – experiences. Day Of The Beast – which he is best known for – follows a priest, a death metal salesman, and an occult T.V. show host as they race around Christmas-time Madrid, committing as many sins as possible so that Satan will reveal to them the identity and birthplace of the antichrist so they can put a stop to the oncoming apocalypse. Not only did the story of these Three Wise Men win several foreign Oscar-equivalencies (including a best picture Goya), it also became the Mexican Christmas-time viewing staple – kind of like It’s A Wonderful Life in the states. …Read More