R | | Fantasy, Horror
A demonic djinn attempts to grant its owner three wishes, which will allow him to summon his brethren to Earth.
Characters named Finney, Beaumont, Derleth, and Merritt are all references to early twentieth century science fiction or horror writers, Jack Finney, Charles Beaumont, August Derleth, and Abraham Merritt.
Once, in a time before time, God breathed life into the universe. And the light gave birth to Angels. And the earth gave birth to Man. And the fire gave birth to the Djinn, creatures condemned to dwell in the void between the worlds. One who wakes a...
When the security guard orders the Djinn to leave, he goes away with discontent, but then the guard says that would love to see how Djinn'd go through him. Djinn fulfills the desire. But this is impossible, as ordinary people have the right for only one wish. The first was fulfilled when the genie was gone. To go through a security guard - is the second wish.
At the end of the credits, the Djinn says "Careful what you wish for."
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