THE FOOD OF GODS
When you talk about special effects, several names instantly come to mind: Harryhausen, Danforth, O’Brien, Baker or Gordon. To get the effects he wanted for The Food of Gods, Gordon used a new invention: a unique photographic procedure called Mabex. Using a very specific kind of film with some personal adjustments, the director succeeds in obtaining a realism where rats are as big as lions. This modern adaptation of the fantastic story by H.G. Wells is situated on an isolated island by the Candian coast. Three friends are coming back from a successful deer hunt when they suddenly hear a horrible cry. When they walk towards the sound, they encounter giant wasps…. .