Legendary Pictures’ Crimson Peak, a co-production with Universal Pictures, is a haunting gothic horror story directed by the master of dark fairy tales, Guillermo del Toro (Pan’s Labyrinth, Hellboy series, Pacific Rim), written by del Toro & Matthew Robbins and starring Mia Wasikowska, Jessica Chastain, Tom Hiddleston, Charlie Hunnam and Jim Beaver. In the aftermath of a family tragedy, an aspiring author is torn between love for her childhood friend and the temptation of a mysterious outsider. Trying to escape the ghosts of her past, she is swept away to a house that breathes, bleeds… and remembers.
Director, Guillermo Del Toro has long affirmed that his latest film, Crimson Peak is not the horror that it’s trailer suggests it to be. And despite it’s many bone-crushing, blood-spilling, jump-scaring moments, it is true; the film is, at it’s core, a very-character-driven, melodramatic Gothic romance, in which the various ghostly visions are not at all what they seem to be.
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