Begotten

Begotten

  • NR
  • 1991
  • 1 hr 18 min
  • 5.8  (9,884)

This, the first in a series of two films, is a highly experimental horror silent film that was creat, produced and directed by famed horror director, E. Elias Merhige. The film is a strange retelling of the biblical story of genesis, with additions of other ancient creation myths to the mix. The story starts with a mysterious robed man emerging from darkness and then quickly disembowling himself. From his remains a woman emerges and impregnantes herself with his manhood. Shortly after these grisly events the woman gives birth to a son, a fully formed man, whom she quickly abandons. The man is then left to wandered a macabre and barren earth.

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Description
This, the first in a series of two films, is a highly experimental horror silent film that was creat, produced and directed by famed horror director, E. Elias Merhige. The film is a strange retelling of the biblical story of genesis, with additions of other ancient creation myths to the mix. The story starts with a mysterious robed man emerging from darkness and then quickly disembowling himself. From his remains a woman emerges and impregnantes herself with his manhood. Shortly after these grisly events the woman gives birth to a son, a fully formed man, whom she quickly abandons. The man is then left to wandered a macabre and barren earth.
  • Release Date
    1991
  • MPAA Rating
    NR
  • Runtime
    1 hr 18 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    5.8  (9,884)