Movies A-Z | Celebs | SiteMap | DVD | Advanced Search
   Home
 
   Movie Database News    In Theaters    Coming Soon    Future Movies    BoxOffice     Trailers     Scripts     Wallpapers     Directory  
  Home -

Death and the Compass (1992) - movie overview

Death and the Compass (1992)

User Rating
60%
(1 vote)
OverviewCommentsForumProduction InfoAdd to MyMovies 

Quotes (2)
Plot Description
Soundtrack
Wallpapers
Shooting Locations
Popularity



Budget USD 3,500,000

Running Time
1 hour, 36 minutes

Country USA, Mexico, Japan

More info on IMDb.com

Other Titles
• Death and the Compass



Sign up for our Newsletter!
Movie news in your email:

Your Name:

Your E-Mail Address:



Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama, Murder, Futuristic, Detectives, Suspense, Serial Killer, Revenge

Tagline: In a nightmare city inhabited only by criminals and police... a mystic detective finds a tool to catch a villainous outlaw.

Plot: Alex Cox (REPO MAN) directed this stylized adaptation of Jorge Luis Borges labyrinthine detective story about a totalitarian city of the future plagued by a rash of bizarre crimes. Peter Boyle stars as Lonnrot, a decidedly even headed detective prone to philosophizing and Christopher Eccleston is his nemesis, Red Scarlach, whom Lonnrot believes could be behind these ritualistic crimes. Set in a surreal landscape that provokes Lonnrot's philosophical musings and leads him through mystical cabals and conspiracies within conspiracies, DEATH AND THE COMPASS is a remarkable adaptation of Borges' story, and a fascinating, often exhilarating film.

More Plot Descriptions

         

   Discussion forum for this movie
Thread Replies Last Post
There are no discussion threads for this movie yet...

Start a new discussion about this movie.

 Directed by
Alex Cox
Repo Man, Sid and Nancy, Straight to Hell
 Written by
Jorge Luis Borges
Strategia del ragno, La, Tigre e la neve, La
Alex Cox
Waldo's Hawaiian Holiday, Repo Man, Sid and Nancy
 Cast
Peter Boyle
Taxi Driver, Young Frankenstein, Monster's Ball
Miguel Sandoval
Jurassic Park, Blow, Get Shorty
Christopher Eccleston
The Others, Gone in Sixty Seconds, eXistenZ
Alex Cox
Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures, Perdita Durango, The Winner
Karl Braun
My Name Is Nobody, Bandidas, Patrullero, El
Ariane Pellicer
Pure Luck, ¡Aquí espaantan!, Asesino del zodíaco, El
[more]
 Music By
Gary Brown
Car 54, Where Are You?, Zandalee, Floundering
Pray for Rain
Sid and Nancy, Car 54, Where Are You?, Zandalee
James Woody
Sid and Nancy, Car 54, Where Are You?, Zandalee
Pray for Rain
Sid and Nancy, Car 54, Where Are You?, Zandalee



 Recommended Movies
Movie Title Agree Disagree
Memento (2000)
Gangs of New York (2002)
City of God (2002)
Maniac Cop 2 (1990)
Death Wish II (1982)
Sacrifice (2000)
Coffy (1973)
L.A. Confidential (1997)

Help us improve these results!
Mark the movies you think are similar by putting a checkmark under 'Agree' and hit Submit. Leave blank those you are not sure about.


Mooviees.com is not the official site for this film.
All editorial views and opinions expressed here are for entertainment purposes only. <>



DVD | Home | BoxOffice | All Celebs | All Movies | Release Schedule | In Production | In Theaters
Coming Soon | Future Movies | Trailers | Scripts | Wallpapers | Directory | Advanced Search | Knihy
Copyright ©2002 Mooviees.com All rights reserved.
This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed in any form. Use of this site signifies your agreement to the terms of use.