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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 Lindbergh
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Miyuki Yoshida
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Pierre Lacroix
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Igor Prokoff
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Claudio Vespucci
Gilles Tschudi ...
Klaus Bruckner
Maria Boettner ...
Arianne Portmann
Noa Strupler ...
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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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At the beginning of the film, you can hear somebody playing a video game. However, the sound is actually taken from two different games, Super Mario Land (1989) and Tetris (1989), both for the original Nintendo Game Boy. See more »

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References 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) See more »

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You Better Hide
Written by Boris Blank
Lyrics & Vocals by Heidi Happy
Flügelhorn Solo by Till Brönner
Produced by Yello
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Cargo - thrilling till the end
15 December 2009 | by (Switzerland) – See all my reviews

When I watched the science fiction movie „CARGO" I was astonished. Cargo is a low budget movie with a superb look and an amazing story. The film was entirely shot in Switzerland - a country not at all known for producing science fiction movies.

The story is solid and involving. It develops steadily, gets more and more momentum and works its way to a climax with some very nice twists and breathtaking space scenes.

I was fascinated during the entire movie how these guys were able to produce such a good looking film with so many special effects for such a small budget. The sounddesign as well is an outstanding piece of art. I recommend to watch "CARGO" in a theatre equipped with a very good sound system.

"CARGO" is a must-see, it guarantees a lot of excitement.


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