(175) GUILLERMO DEL TORO & DANIEL DE LA VEGA Short Films
DOS MAESTROS DEL
TWO MASTERS OF CINEMA
THE EARLY SHORT
DEL TORO and DANIEL DE LA VEGA
GUILLERMO DEL TORO
Guillermo del Toro Gómez [born October 1964
in Guadalajara, Mexico],
is an award winning film director, screenwriter and producer.
He has helmed an impressive array of hit movies, including Nightmare Alley, Pacific Rim, Pan's
Labyrinth, Blade II and the Academy Award winning Shape of Water.
DANIEL DE LA VEGA
Daniel de la Vega
[born June 1972 in Buenos Aires, Argentina] is considered
the South American El Rey del Terror (the King of Horror) with
his well-crafted thrillers White Coffin, Blood Brothers, Dead EndandChronicle of the Raven.
is a list of (previously unreleased) short films in this collection:
[Geometry] (1987) Guillermo del Toro
A young boy,
socially maladjusted after the death of his father, is
failing Geometry again [for the third time]. Things turn
dark and bloody when he summons the Devil.
Based on a story by Fredric Brown.
LUPE [Mrs Lupe] (1986) Guillermo del Torro
and Chato rent rooms in a house owned by Doña Lupe,
an elderly woman in financial trouble. She immediately mistrusts the men
- but because Mrs Lupe needs the money - she allows them to stay.
However, when the boarders change the locks and become intensely secretive,
she realizes trouble is brewing and things turn very violent.
(2012) Guillermo del Toro
Mr Del Toro
introduces a short film for Mama, which he produced later
DEL TORO IN AN INTERVIEW
CONDUCTED BY PIERS HANDLING ABOVE
RIGHT An engaging, poignant one-hour interview with
Guillermo del Toro conducted by the
chairman of the Toronto Film Festival.
DE LA VEGA
PROFUNDO [Deep Dream] (1997) Daniel de la Vega
takes too many sleeping pills and finds himself
on a one-way subway trip into a personal hell.
ULTOIMA CENA [Last Supper] (1999) Daniel de la Vega
Daniel de la
Vega experiments with gore and FX as
a young woman (played by Graciela Bonomi) faces
aging, decay and ultimately a gruesome death.
MARTINO [The Hammer] (2003) Daniel de la Vega
short [including Grand Prize at the prestigious
Sitges Film Festival] dealing with an Argentinean legend about a
psychopath who killed numerous women with a hammer.
But De la Vega's film is more of a study in fear, memory and subjectivity.
GAUCHO DEL ESPACIO [Cowboy in Space] (2002)
Daniel de la Vega
about different nationalities and the financial reward
for being "the first into space."
DE LA VEGA PROMOTION REELS (2003-2020) (6:15)
of clips from Daniel de la Vega's feature films.
Recommended for Mature Audiences