R | | Drama, Horror, Thriller
A Catholic teacher meets an atheist journalist, whom a group of Catholics and priests believes has been chosen by the devil himself to be the Antichrist.
Upon the film's release, much was made of the fact that Winona Ryder chose not to do any promotional work for the film. Her contractual obligation to do so had lapsed, when the film's release was postponed from 1999 to the following year.
God will forgive me. The transformation is near.
The film opens with a caption purporting to be a Bible verse: "A man born of incest will become Satan. And the world as we know it will be no more. (Deuteronomy 17)" In fact, there is no such passage in any part of the Bible.
The initial credits appear as numbers morphing into letters plus a reversed shadow.
$9,585 (Iceland) (15 October 2000)
$16,779,636 (USA) (19 November 2000)
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