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Cool Air (1999)

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 »

Director:

Bryan Moore

Writer:

H.P. Lovecraft (story)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Jack Donner ... Doctor Muñoz
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ron Ford ... Repairman
Vera Lockwood Vera Lockwood ... Mrs. Caprezzi
Bryan Moore Bryan Moore ... Randolph Carter
Michael Sonye Michael Sonye ... Street Bum (as Dukey Flyswatter)
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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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Short | Horror

Certificate:

Unrated
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 October 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The film takes place in 1925. See more »

Goofs

Dr. Munoz refers to Randolph Carter as a "young Hemingway". The story is set in 1925, and Hemingway did not attract public attention until he published his first novel ("The Sun Also Rises") in 1926. See more »

Quotes

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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Among the persons thanked in the end credits: God The Permanent Residents of Rosedale Cemetery See more »

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17 February 2003 | by davezilla69See 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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