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In 2270, Earth is completely depleted and no one lives there anymore. Those that have money move to Rhea; but most of the population lives in orbit in space stations. Dr. Laura Portmann ... See full summary »

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Anna Katharina Schwabroh ...
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Samuel Decker
Regula Grauwiller ...
Anna Lindbergh
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Miyuki Yoshida
Pierre Semmler ...
Pierre Lacroix
Claude-Oliver Rudolph ...
Igor Prokoff
Michael Finger ...
Claudio Vespucci
Gilles Tschudi ...
Klaus Bruckner
Maria Boettner ...
Arianne Portmann
Noa Strupler ...
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Diego Studer ...
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Vanessa Studer ...
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Christina Tchernychova ...
Rhea TV Spot Modell
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In 2270, Earth is completely depleted and no one lives there anymore. Those that have money move to Rhea; but most of the population lives in orbit in space stations. Dr. Laura Portmann decides to work in the cargo ship Kassandra in an eight year travel to Station 42 that is in orbit of RH278 to raise money to meet her sister Arianne in Rhea. They keep in touch with each other, but their messages take three years to reach the other. Laura joins Captain Pierre Lacroix and his crew composed by the First Officer Anna Lindbergh; Communication Officer Miyuki Yoshida and Igor Prokoff and Claudio Vespucci. The Sky Marshall Samuel Decker joins the team since the terrorist group Luddites, led by Klaus Bruckner, is bombing the stations. Lacroix organizes shifts of eight and half months for each crew-member while the others rest in cryogenic sleep. Three years and eight months later, Laura finds that there is apparently a stowaway in the cargo compartments and Decker and Lacroix are awakened to ... Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Five years alone in space. Don't fear the loneliness. Fear what lies below See more »


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Cargo - Da draußen bist du allein  »

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CHF 4,500,000 (estimated)
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As Dr. Portmann leaves the examination room after tending to Decker's head wound, a THC molecule is clearly seen on a computer screen in the background. Below this is a structure of amphetamine. See more »

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References Solaris (2002) See more »

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Written & Performed by William White
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a competent sci-fi
31 August 2010 | by (www.subtitledonline.com) – See all my reviews

Switzerland's first attempt at sci-fi, and Ivan Engler's first feature film, Cargo harks back to numerous icons of science fiction cinema – everything from The Thing to The Matrix, and, most notably, Ridley Scott's Alien. It belongs to that particular breed of dystopian science fiction – where the world is ruined and the human race is living on borrowed time.

Cargo is a competent sci-fi, but it's nothing special. The first half is effectively tense and engaging, but it loses its way towards the end. Visually stunning considering the budget, but unfortunately, it's nowhere near original or creative enough to be considered a particularly revolutionary sci-fi film. SSP


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