The Galapagos Affair

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The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden
GalapagosAffairPoster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Daniel Geller
Dayna Goldfine
Produced by Jonathan Dana
Daniel Geller
Dayna Goldfine
Celeste Schaefer Snyder
William McComas
Written by Daniel Geller
Dayna Goldfine
Celeste Schaefer Snyder
Music by Laura Karpman
Cinematography Daniel Geller
Edited by Bill Webber
Production
company
Geller/Goldfine Productions
Distributed by Zeitgeist Films
Release date
  • September 2, 2013 (2013-09-02) (TFF)
  • October 12, 2013 (2013-10-12) (HIFF)
  • February 10, 2014 (2014-02-10) (Berlinale)
  • April 4, 2014 (2014-04-04) (United States)
Running time
120 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Box office $247,159 (USA)[1]

The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden is a 2013 feature-length documentary directed by Daniel Geller and Dayna Goldfine. It is about a series of unsolved disappearances on the Galapagos island of Floreana in the 1930s among the largely European expatriate residents at the time. The voice cast includes Cate Blanchett, Sebastian Koch, Thomas Kretschmann, Diane Kruger, Connie Nielsen, Josh Radnor and Gustaf Skarsgård.[2]

It features the 1934 silent film The Empress of Floreana in its entirety, but the four-minute short is split into halves.[3]

Cast (voices)[edit]

Release[edit]

The film premiered at the 40th Telluride Film Festival on September 2, 2013. It was an official selection of the Hamptons International Film Festival on October 12, 2013 and Berlin International Film Festival on February 10, 2014.[4][5] It opened theatrically in the US on April 4, 2014.[2]

Critical response[edit]

The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden received generally positive reviews from critics. The review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes reported that 82% of critics gave the film positive reviews, based on 49 reviews.[6] Metacritic reported the film had a weighted average score of 67 out of 100, based on 20 reviews.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden at Box Office Mojo
  2. ^ a b "The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came To Eden". Zeitgeist Films. Archived from the original on November 29, 2014. Retrieved November 17, 2014.
  3. ^ "'The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden' review". SF Gate. Retrieved 11 August 2015.
  4. ^ "THE GALAPAGOS AFFAIR: SATAN CAME TO EDEN". ticketcentral.com. Retrieved 17 November 2014.
  5. ^ "The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden - Release Info". IMDb. Retrieved November 17, 2014.
  6. ^ "THE GALAPAGOS AFFAIR: SATAN CAME TO EDEN (2014)". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved 17 November 2014.
  7. ^ "The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved 17 November 2014.

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