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Cargo (2009)

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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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Igor Prokoff
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Claudio Vespucci
Gilles Tschudi ...
Klaus Bruckner
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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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Cargo - Da draußen bist du allein  »

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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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At no point during its 4 year journey does the Kassandra "flip" over. Any reaction engine powered space ship would accelerate for around half of its journey (or until terminal velocity is reached), then turn around and decelerate to arrive at its destination at a sensible velocity. See more »

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A Place She Calls Home
Written & Performed by William White
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Movie of the year without a doubt.
22 October 2012 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Lets be reasonable, the year current is 2012 and with the likes of Batmans explosions and the story telling and acting of The Walking Dead, lets all take a second to look at 2009 and think about why this movie wasn't world renown and the creator and actors showered with gold and trophies.

This is a must see. It is up there with Gattaca, Sunlight and The Matrix. Although some effects weren't perfect overall everything was believable. There was not at all one point in this movie where you will yawn, or wonder when it will pick up. I watched this film subtitled with English and I could follow the story very easily, I couldn't help but wonder what and where things were going to happen or take place or who was responsible for what and why.

I refuse to speak plainly and give any hint of spoilers because I would feel ashamed if I gave away even a hint of this movie to you.

This really shows where society is heading and what we need to look out for. Question everything. Everyone.

I will be buying this movie asap. Netflix doesn't do it justice.


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