4 user 15 critic

Deus Irae (2010)

A secret order of evil-fighting priests, the Deus Irae, protect the frail boundaries which separate this world from the mystical realm of darkness.



3 wins. See more awards »


Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Cargo (2013)
Short | Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Stranded in the midst of a zombie apocalypse, a man sets in motion an unlikely plan to protect the precious cargo he carries: his infant daughter.

Directors: Ben Howling, Yolanda Ramke
Stars: Andy Rodoreda, Alison Gallagher, Ruth Venn
Incubator (2011)
Short | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A young man wakes up in a motel bathtub full of ice, only to find his problems have just begun.

Director: Jimmy Weber
Stars: Luke Sorge
One Last Dive (2013)
Short | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

With only 20 minutes left to investigate an underwater crime scene, a diver goes for one last dive.

Director: Jason Eisener
Stars: Catherine Maltais, Peter Allen
Elevated (1996)
Short | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Ben and Ellen are thrust into adventure when Hank, a blood covered security man of the building rushes into their elevator, claiming that there's a dangerous creature in the building.

Director: Vincenzo Natali
Stars: Vickie Papavs, Bruce McFee, David Hewlett
Drag (1993)
Horror | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

The world is dead. A lone woman, Victoria, struggles valiantly to stay alive on this desolate planet once known as Earth. But Victoria is not alone here. She shares her horrifying new world... See full summary »

Director: Mark Pavia
Stars: Ellie Cahill, Jack O'Donnell, Marty Sanderson
Horror | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A man installs a set of French doors during a renovation. What he doesn't know is that the doors harbour a secret. A dark secret...

Director: Steve Ayson
Stars: Brett Stewart, Andrew Kouacevich, Barnie Duncan


Cast overview:
Gastón Ricaud ...
Bernarda Pagés ...
Julia Perette ...
Simon Ratziel ...


A fragile border separates our world from the realm of darkness, where nightmarish creatures await in the shadows. Only one thing is standing in their way: a secret order of priests, who devote their souls to protect this border. They are the 'Deus Irae'. Written by Pedro Cristiani

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Short | Horror



Official Sites:




Release Date:

26 September 2010 (USA)  »


Box Office


$20,000 (estimated)
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:



Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See  »

Did You Know?


Father Marcos: No witnesses.
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Gory and effective even if it is a bit too dark for my tastes
30 April 2014 | by See all my reviews

A mother restrains her daughter in her bed, although both seem calm. A knock at the door sees three priests arrive – not expected but seeming to know where they are and whose house they are in. Placating the mother, they begin to survey the situation as odd demonic figures start to lurk at the edges of this reality – but they will not lurk there for long.

This Spanish short film is pretty much all about one thing – horror, and horror of the gore variety rather than the chiller variety. The setup is good as it mixes The Exorcist lore with the cool anti-heroes of modern films to produce a hybrid film which is both familiar but yet feels fresh enough to stand out a little. From here the film is very much about building up the horror with creatures under the bed gradually becoming a possession which changes everything and will see the motives and aims of the trio becoming clearer. All of this was fine and, even though I am not a fan of gore, I did enjoy how effective the special effects were (all make-up and models it appeared to me). There is an earthy, grungy horrid realism to all of it and in particular the image near the end of the film of two hands "birthing" into our world will stay with me for a while.

The downside of this grunge is that I personally found it a bit too grim to fully enjoy. So, to be specific, the scene where the girl is beaten with a lamp; I get the idea and I liked the use of the lamp to flash light to allow the impressive transformation to occur, but it does start out with a man brutally beating a restrained girl and I found that hard to watch and hard to shake off the tone that scene gave the film. This is the point though because it is a horror and it is not meant to be a PG-13 experience, but that very brutal edge put me off a little. For horror fans unaffected by such things I suspect this will play very well because it is grungy and engaging. It ends in a way suggesting that a feature film is the hope but, much to my pleasure, it stands as a contained short film too – not just a pitch.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?
Review this title | See all 4 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Best of 2017: Our Favorite Movie and TV Stills

Take a look at our favorite movie and TV stills from the past year. Spot any of your faves?

Browse the Best of 2017