From Beyond (1999 short, Swedish)

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"From Beyond" AKA "Från Andra Sidan", (1999 short)

Summary

A faithful Swedish adaptation of Lovecraft's "From Beyond (fiction)", in which a mad scientist inflicts the strange effects of his invention upon his detractor, revealing the loathsome, hidden extra-dimensional life that teems unsuspected in the spaces between matter all around us....

Details

  • Release Date: 1999
  • Country/Language: Sweden, Swedish
  • Genres/Technical: Horror, Science Fiction, short
  • Runtime: 12 min
  • Starring: Stig Bengtsson, Hans Johansson, Jan-Einar Blomquist
  • Director: Magnus Sörell, Peter Andersson, and Robert Lindberg
  • Writer: H.P. Lovecraft (original story)
  • Producer/Production Co: Beyond Books
  • Film Site: (link)


Ratings

MPAA Ratings

  • Rated: (none) (probably rates about "PG" thanks to the unconvincing gore)

Tentacle Ratings

A rough measure of how "Lovecraftian" the work is:

  • SSS__ (Three Tentacles: Lovecraftian)


Note: This rating is not intended as a measure of quality, merely of how closely related to Lovecraftian "Weird" fiction the work is.

Reviews

Review Links:

  • Y.Whateley: It's been about 15 years since I've seen this, but I remember it being a fairly faithful Swedish fan-film adaptation of the story, notable mainly for its charming, amateur special effects.


Synopsis

A faithful Swedish adaptation of Lovecraft's "From Beyond (fiction)", in which a mad scientist inflicts the strange effects of his invention upon his detractor, revealing the loathsome, hidden extra-dimensional life that teems unsuspected in the spaces between matter all around us....


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