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Cool Air (1999)

Unrated | | Short, Horror | 15 October 1999 (USA)
Randolph Carter moves into a squalid boarding house in the summer of 1925 where he becomes friends with a mysterious doctor who revives him after a near-fatal heart attack. Soon after, ... See full summary »

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Randolph Carter moves into a squalid boarding house in the summer of 1925 where he becomes friends with a mysterious doctor who revives him after a near-fatal heart attack. Soon after, Carter discovers the awful truth about the doctor and the fragile line that separates life and death. Featuring a stellar performance by Jack Donner as Dr. Muñoz, Cool Air remains a haunting reminder of the power of the human will. Written by Anonymous

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Never underestimate the power of the human will

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The H.P. Lovecraft Volume 1: Cool Air  »

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The film takes place in 1925. See more »

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The willow in front of the house is there in some exterior shots and absent in others. According to the director they lost a reel and had to re-shoot material several months later. Meanwhile the tree had been felled. See more »

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Doctor Muñoz: And like all the other young Hemingways, have you written your 'great American novel'?
Randolph Carter: Not unless it's called something like "The Awful Tentacled Thing that Should Not Be".
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17 February 2003 | by (Tempe AZ) – See all my reviews

Cool air is (for once) a faithful adaption of a Lovecraft short story. The camera work is great and the mood is perfect. The actor that plays the old guy is incredible! If you are a Lovecraft fan, seek out this movie and own it, I did.


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