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2019: After the Fall of New York (1983)
"2019 - Dopo la caduta di New York" (original title)

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After a nuclear war, society breaks down into two groups, the evil Euraks and the rebel Federation. A mercenary named Parsifal is hired by the Federation to infiltrate New York City, which ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Sopkiw ...
Parsifal
Valentine Monnier ...
Giara
Anna Kanakis ...
Eurac Officer Ania
Romano Puppo ...
Ratchet (as Roman Geer)
Paolo Maria Scalondro ...
Bronx (as Vincent Scalondro)
Louis Ecclesia ...
Shorty
Edmund Purdom ...
President of the Pan American Confederacy
Serge Feuillard ...
Eurac Commander
Tiziana Fibi
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Rat Eater King (as Haruhiko Yamanouchi)
Alessandra Tani
Jacques Stany ...
Eurac Officer
Siriana Hernandez ...
Flower
Tony Askin ...
Aschi - Mutant
Franco Mazzieri ...
Nevada Race Announcer (as Frank Mezner)
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Storyline

After a nuclear war, society breaks down into two groups, the evil Euraks and the rebel Federation. A mercenary named Parsifal is hired by the Federation to infiltrate New York City, which is controlled by the Euraks, to rescue the only fertile woman left on Earth. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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In The Year 2019, The Future Depends on One Man. See more »

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2019: After the Fall of New York  »

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The weapons used by the white-suited guards of the 'American' government look exactly like the weapon the Jane Fonda used in Barbarella. (It even featured on some of the posters.) If they aren't the same props being recycled, then they are very faithful replicas. See more »

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As the ship takes off for Alpha Centauri at the end of the film, Parsifal and others are simply standing around on the ship without being strapped in. This is especially odd since the President has specifically referred to his inability to endure the g-forces during takeoff. See more »

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The film's credits list this as an "Italo-Frenchy" co-production. See more »

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Top of its Game (8 out of 10)
30 August 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

After the Fall of New York is one of the best of the seemingly endless Italian rip-offs of John Carpenter's Escape From New York that deluged the early 80s. Mind you, I really like these films, so that is not a slam by any means. This flick is certainly one of the most entertaining of the lot. Michael Sopkiw does his best Snake Plisken imitation and is quite good. The story is original: Parcifal (Sopkiw) must journey into the hell hole to retrieve the last fertile woman alive; the key to the survival of the human race! You have all the great exploitation elements: violence, gunfire, brutality, gore… could have used more t&a, but hey, you can't have everything. Creative characters abound like the midget (Shorty, what else!) and George Eastman as Big Ape. Anna Kanakis (wow) is great as the treacherous Eurac officer trying to stop Parcifal at all costs.

If you are not a B-movie lover, stay away. Genre fans, however, will not be disappointed here. Enjoy!


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