Germany/Great Britain
108 minutes

An astronaut awakes from suspended animation to find himself in a gigantic spaceship carrying passengers to populate a distant planet, but slowly realises there is something very wrong going on. Derivative horror/sci-fi thriller whose genuinely unnerving control of mood and atmosphere and provocative premise slowly succumb to more predictable shock tactics; still, it's a cut above the usual second-rate genre fodder being presented these days.

Overture Films presents, in association with Constantin Film, a Constantin Film/Impact Pictures production; supported by Deutscher Filmförderfonds, Filmfernsehfonds Bayern, Filmförderungsanstalt, Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg. (US distribution, Overture Films. World sales, Summit Entertainment.)
Starring Dennis Quaid, Ben Foster, Cam Gigandet, Antje Traue, Cung Le, Eddie Rouse, Norman Reedus, André M. Hennicke.
Directed by Christian Alvart; produced by Jeremy Bolt, Paul W. S. Anderson, Robert Kulzer; screenplay by Travis Milloy, based on a story by Mr. Milloy and Mr. Alvart; music by Michl Britsch; director of photography (Arri Kopierwerk, widescreen), Wedigo von Schultzendorff; production designer, Richard Bridgland; costume designer, Ivana Milos; film editors, Philipp Stahl and Yvonne Valdez; creature effects created by Stan Winston Studio; visual effects by Studio Zitomirska. 
Screened on DVD (Lisbon), October 10th 2010.


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