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A train on the Buenos Aires subway system suddenly vanishes.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Guillermo Angelelli ...
Daniel Pratt
Roberto Carnaghi ...
Marcos Blasi
Annabella Levy ...
Abril (as Anabella Levy)
Jorge Petraglia ...
Mistein
Miguel Ángel Paludi ...
Aguirre
Fernando Llosa ...
Nazar
Martín Adjemián ...
Canotti
Daniel Di Biase ...
Kenn (as Daniel Dibiase)
Jean Pierre Reguerraz ...
Deckes
Martín Pavlovsky ...
Conductor 101
Felipe Méndez ...
Jefe de Trasbordos
Fernando Cia ...
Figas
Osvaldo Santoro ...
Vega
Horacio Roca ...
Edmundo
Nora Zinsky ...
Profesora
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Recent stories, fears and oblivion seen through a metaphor. A 30-passenger convoy vanishes in the closed circuit of the Buenos Aires underground system. Research will be initiated towards finding the cause of this dematerialization. A young topologist (surfaces mathematician) leads the investigation based on some lost maps and technical data sheets. He cannot find the whereabouts of the old scientist who designed the intricate weft of the subway web, until the unexpected aid from a young girl will ease the obtention of the first clues. Everyting seems to be futile, but a random event that will risk his life gets him into an impossible train, were he will face up the amazing final revelation. Written by Yokosuna

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17 October 1996 (Argentina)  »

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A Moebius-metró  »

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When Pratt is running from the train, the shape of the tunnel changes from one shot to the next. See more »

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Remade as Moebius 17 (2005) See more »

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Unconventional sci-fi, in an unconventional place
2 April 2011 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Just saw this and on balance thought it was a very good and unique film. Would like to add that the cinematography and lighting are excellent, and the locations chosen are amazing. The atmosphere created by these two things alone made me enjoy the film - I could pretty much forgive the strange storyline. This is coming from someone who loved "Pi" and "Primer" - good scifi must have plausible science and in my opinion, and this is where "Moebius" fell short.

Subterranean Buenos Aires is an interesting and probably challenging place to shoot a film - but these students pulled it off admirably. There are some clever camera angles and tracking shots, and what looks like some post-production that brings some rich colours to the film.

Recommended as an unconventional sci-fi, in an unconventional time and place.


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