Director: Guillermo del Toro
Screenwriters: Guillermo del Toro, Matthew Robbins
Cast: Mia Wasikowska, Jessica Chastain, Tom Hiddleston, Charlie Hunnam, Jim Beaver, Doug Jones, Burn Gorman
Rated R | 118 Minutes
Release Date: October 16, 2015
â€œGhosts are real, that much I know. I’ve seen them all my life…â€
Directed by Guillermo del Toro (Panâ€™s Labyrinth), Crimson Peak is a gothic romance that hearkens back to golden age Hollywood productions like Joseph L. Mankiewiczâ€™s Dragonwyck, and Hitchcockâ€™s Rebecca.
Set in the year 1901, Crimson Peak follows Edith Cushing (Mia Wasikowska, Stoker), an aspiring author living with her father, Carter Cushing (Jim Beaver), in Buffalo, New York. Armed with a fascination for the supernatural and a passion for literature, Edith hopes to follow in the footsteps of forward-thinking Victorian women like Mary Shelley.
Her latest work of fiction â€“ a ghost story â€“ is based in reality, as Edith is plagued by visions of her deceased mother. A skull-faced phantom veiled in black, Edithâ€™s mother has appeared throughout her daughterâ€™s life to deliver a cryptic warning, â€œBeware of Crimson Peak.â€
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