- 100 Minutes
The Earth has stopped spinning and days have stopped passing by. One toxic, dense fog covers the forest immersed in eternal twilight.
Argel has spent his life, with his two siblings, locked inside the basement of an old cabin. They believe that a wild beast wanders in the forest’s depths. When his older brother mysteriously disappears, Argel undertakes a quest which will cause him to break the order and the rules with which he has grown up.
Little by little he will discover the darkest secrets and mysteries that both his father and the forest hide.
Director: Daniel Castro Zimbron
Screenwriter: Daniel Castro Zimbrón, Denis Languérand, David Pablos
Awards2016: Etrange Festival, Opening Film , France
Warsaw Film Festival, international competition , Poland
SITGES, Official Fantastic, Special Sessions
Chicago Film Festival, After Dark, United States
Cast and Crew
DOP / Camera: Diego García
Editor: Daniel Castro Zimbrón, Natalia López, Yulene Olaizola
Music: Carlo Ayhllon
Sound: José Miguel Enriquez
Producer: Pablo Zimbrón Alva
Cast: Brontis Jodorowsky, Aliocha Sotnikoff, Camila Robertson Glennie, Fernando Álvarez Rebeil
Daniel Castro Zimbron
Mexican director, editor and storyboard artist. Born in 1983 in Mexico City. He studied at Centro de Capacitación Cinematográfica film school, where his achievements led him to receive the highest honor
awarded by the institution,
the Summa Cum Laude. He has made several short films.
He has also directed two documentary series for television. He also works as an editor and is a storyboard teacher. In 2012
he made his first feature film “Táu”, which was presented in the WFF’s 1-2 Competition. “The Darkness” is his second feature.