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Zone 39 (1996)

Not Rated | | Sci-Fi | 25 June 1999 (USA)
In a time of misery and fear two enemies come together to prevent an apocalypse conspired by their leaders. 40 years of war between the Federated Republics and the New Territories Union has... See full summary »

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Leo Megaw
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Sharp
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Tito
Jeff Kovski ...
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Handless Man
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NTU Medic (as Simon J. Hill)
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In a time of misery and fear two enemies come together to prevent an apocalypse conspired by their leaders. 40 years of war between the Federated Republics and the New Territories Union has taken its toll. The cities are overcrowded, farming land is riddled with unexploded mines -- and still there is no hope of peace. In this hostile, decaying world of the future on thing remains constant for Lieutenant Leo Megaw; his love for his pregnant wife. Her access to classified information makes her an increasing liability for the government. When she's ambushed, Leo is forced into exile. As a border patrolman on the isolated outpost of Zone 39, ordered to kill anyone that tries to cross the border, he comes to understand that ultimate catastrophe forced upon his world by his government. The real enemy is not looming across the border but standing right behind him. Now he must reach across the border into enemy territory and form an alliance to save his world. Written by Deeww

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Title Card: 40 years of war between the Federated Republics and the New Territories Union had taken its toll. The cities were overcrowded, farming land was riddled with unexploded mines - and still there was no hope of peace. Industrialists from both sides met in secret and formed Central Union. Central Union succeeded where government had failed. It negotiated peace. In exchange it took control of communication...
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Inhabits a kind of sub-Mad Max territory, but worth watching.
8 July 1999 | by See all my reviews



Think my one-liner says it all for me. Thought the scenes in the desert outpost made it - the civilization scenes were a bit corny in appearance. Not a great film, but certainly not a yawn.


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