H.P. Lovecraft’s Colour out of Space lands in Germany as Die Farbe

It’s a nice time to be an H.P. Lovecraft aficionado.

If I had to pick my favorite H.P. Lovecraft story, I’d have to go with The Colour out of Space. It may not feature any extra-dimensional elder gods capable of sending humanity screaming into a new dark age, but I’ve always found it just as fascinating as the stories that comprise Lovecraft’s central mythos, with concepts and creatures that are just as alien and foreboding. I’ve often wondered what a movie based on the story would be like, and now I have my answer in the form of Die Farbe, a German film two years in the making.

The trailer above doesn’t show a whole lot, which is sort of the point given the story, but it does a nice job of setting up the atmosphere — which seems quite in-line with Lovecraft’s original work. Between this, Guillermo del Toro’s adaptation of At the Mountains of Madness, and the H.P. Lovecraft Historical Society’s adaptation of The Whisperer in Darkness, I’d say it’s a nice time to be a Lovecraft aficionado.

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