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What if mankind only had one season left on Earth? See more »
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  (in credits order)

Ron Perlman ... Ed Pollack

James Le Gros ... James Hoffman (as James LeGros)

Connie Britton ... Abby Sellers

Zach Gilford ... Maxwell McKinder

Kevin Corrigan ... Motor

Jamie Harrold ... Elliot Jenkins
Pato Hoffmann ... Lee Means

Joanne Shenandoah ... Dawn Russell

Larry Fessenden ... Charles Foster
Oscar Miller ... Simon Marshowitz
Hálfdán Theodórsson ... Gary

Eggert Ketilsson ... Frozen Trucker

Jack Fessenden ... Young Hoffman

John Speredakos ... Weatherman
Halfdan Pedersen ... Doctor Pedersen (as Hálfdan Lárus Pedersen)

Directed by
Larry Fessenden 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Larry Fessenden 
Robert Leaver 

Produced by
Larry Fessenden .... producer
Kristen Kusama .... co-producer
Jeffrey Kusama-Hinte .... producer (as Jeffrey Levy-Hinte)
Jeanne Levy-Hinte .... executive producer
Skuli Fr. Malmquist .... co-executive producer
Sigurjon Sighvatsson .... executive producer
Thor Sigurjonsson .... co-executive producer
Original Music by
Jeff Grace 
Cinematography by
G. Magni Ágústsson  (as G. Magni Agustsson)
Film Editing by
Larry Fessenden 
Casting by
Laura Rosenthal 
Production Design by
Halfdan Pedersen 
Art Direction by
Gunnar Pálsson 
Set Decoration by
Saethor Helgasson 
Costume Design by
Helga I. Stefánsdóttir 
Makeup Department
Ásta Hafthórsdóttir .... hair stylist
Ásta Hafthórsdóttir .... key makeup artist
Ásta Hafthórsdóttir .... makeup artist
Ásta Hafthórsdóttir .... makeup department head
Ásta Hafthórsdóttir .... makeup designer
Stefan Jorgen .... burn makeup effects
Esteban Mendoza .... additional special effects makeup
Production Management
Kristen Kusama .... post-production supervisor
Skuli Fr. Malmquist .... production manager
Thor Sigurjonsson .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Gagga Jonsdottir .... first assistant director
Sindri Páll Kjartansson .... third assistant director
Glenn McQuaid .... second unit director
Kristie Sills .... second assistant director
Hálfdán Theodórsson .... first assistant director
Art Department
Sveinn Viðar Hjartarson .... property master (as Sveinn Vidar Hjartarson)
Thorfinnur Karlsson .... carpenter
Daniel Newton .... set dresser
Fridjon Olafsson .... head carpenter
Emil Petursson .... head carpenter
Brahm Revel .... creature designer
Brahm Revel .... storyboards
Sound Department
Claire Bell .... foley engineer (as Brian Scibinico)
Leslie Bloome .... foley artist (as Leslie Bloom)
Tom Efinger .... sound re-recording mixer
Tom Efinger .... sound supervisor
Pétur Einarsson .... sound mixer
David Ellinwood .... dialog editor
Eric Gitelson .... assistant sound editor
Arni Gustafsson .... boom operator
Paul Hsu .... additional sound designer
John Moros .... adr engineer
James Nichols .... consultant: Dolby
Graham Reznick .... foley editor
Abigail Savage .... sound designer
Nicholas Schenck .... assistant sound editor (as Nicholas J. Schenck)
Special Effects by
Stefan Jorgen .... special effects makeup
Haukur Karlsson .... special effects technician
Eggert Ketilsson .... special effects supervisor
Bardur Oli Kristjansson .... special effects engineer
Johannes Sverrisson .... special effects technician
Visual Effects by
Peter Amante .... on-set visual effects supervisor
Peter Amante .... visual effects artist
Glenn McQuaid .... visual effects supervisor
Zane Waldman .... visual effects artist
Everette Webber .... digital intermediate editor
Valdimar Jóhannsson .... stunt coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Jacob Barrie .... second assistant camera: "a" camera
Mark Brinster .... director of photography: Alaska
Arnar Einarsson .... best boy grip
Árni Filippusson .... clapper loader
Cameron Forbes .... grip: Alaska
Godi Már Gudbjörnsson .... focus puller
Omar Jabali .... first assistant camera: second unit
Valdimar Jonsson .... grip
Valdimar Jonsson .... lighting technician
Jón Kjartansson .... best boy electric
Carl Mullin .... grip
Fridrik Orn .... still photographer
Tom Pillifant .... assistant camera: Alaska
Jay Silver .... director of photography: New York City
Ingvar Stefánsson .... gaffer
Ben Stephens .... second assistant camera: Alaska
Sigurgeir Thordarsson .... key grip
Tómas Örn Tómasson .... camera operator
Casting Department
Rori Bergman .... casting assistant
Ali Farrell .... casting associate
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Bergthóra Magnúsdóttir .... costume assistant
Editorial Department
Steve Calalang .... dailies colorist
Don Ciana .... lab timer
Chris Gennarelli .... dailies colorist
John Moros .... post-production consultant
Jesse Morrow .... on-line editor
Jennifer Ruff .... assistant editor
Tim Stipan .... digital intermediate colorist
Shelly Westerman .... additional editor
Michael P. Whipple .... digital intermediate engineer
Christian Zak .... digital intermediate producer
Music Department
Mikael Carlsson .... executive soundtrack producer
Matt Havron .... music coordinator
Tracy McKnight .... music consultant
Anton Sanko .... composer: ambient music
Joel Thompson .... assistant to composer
Transportation Department
Jon Hinrik Gardarsson .... transportation captain
Other crew
Anthony Bloom .... bird trainer
Rob Coleman .... post production accountant
Carol A. Compton .... script clearance
Dan Elkins .... coordinator: Alaska
Aditya Ezhuthachan .... assistant to executive producer
Eldon Fischer .... arctic camp: Alaska
Paul Fischer .... snow machine wrangler: Alaska
Ármann Gudmundsson .... production accountant
Gunnar Heimisson .... production assistant
Hlín Jóhannesdóttir .... production coordinator
Roger Kass .... legal services
Thorsteinn Magnusson .... production assistant
Peter Matsoukas .... electronic press kit
James Felix McKenney .... producer: Glass Eye Pix
Glenn McQuaid .... title designer
Yngvi Ragnar .... local assistant: Myvatn
Irwin M. Rappaport .... production attorney
Robert L. Seigel .... legal services
Daniel Silverman .... film recorder
David Sousa .... bird trainer
Helena Stefansdottir .... production coordinator: Myvatn
Systa Steingrimsdottir .... on-set caterer
Sverrir Thoroddsson .... pilot
Davíd Óskar Ólafsson .... assistant production coordinator
Melkorka Óskarsdóttir .... office production assistant
Harpa Elísa Þórsdóttir .... script supervisor
Guillermo del Toro .... thanks
Ti West .... thanks
Neil Young .... thanks

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101 min
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Artist Brahm Revel illustrated a comic book adaptation of this film.See more »
Continuity: In scene where Maxwell visits KIK Test well, his gloves are on and off during the scenes.See more »
[first lines]
Marketing Video:Alaska. Vast wilderness of the north. Land of great natural beauty and diversity. This is rugged county, land of black gold. Alaska's North Slope has been producing oil out of Prudhoe Bay since 1968, delivering to refineries and ports 800 miles to the south through the great Trans-Alaskan pipeline...
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Referenced in Birth of the Living Dead (2013)See more »
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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
How did things go so wrong?, 12 August 2014
Author: Alex Pickard from New Zealand

To be honest I wasn't expecting much going into this film, yet was pleasantly surprised about it for about the first 45mins. As with all isolation movies, there is a profound sense of eeriness, and there are particular things (such as the box from the previous expedition, and a strange log book) which, I thought, were going to be good set ups for more mystery further on in the story. The acting wasn't by any means bad either. Ron Perlman was, well, Ron Perlman, and James Le Gros did fairly well as his opposite. It wasn't even that the characters were unlike-able or underdeveloped.

But there certainly is a distinct point in the film where everything well and truly turns on its head. And from there it is all down hill.

It actually baffles me completely that a film can go from eerie and interesting, to ridiculous and plain stupid like flipping a light switch. It was like the writers got to a point and said "hmm, we haven't killed many people yet. Probably should drop the storyline and do some character culling." Then proceeded to make completely irrational decisions that left you screaming at the screen in frustration.

The biggest flaw in this film is that it never returns to the eeriness it started out with. Instead it decided it needed to go cliché and kill off characters in ways that were baffling. They never circle back to the set ups that they originally established, so leave you thinking 'well, what was the point'.

And there is none!

I am serious. The end of this movie has absolutely zero relation to the main storyline! And don't even get me started on the final shot. Whoever did that stroke of genius deserves a bullet.

Overall my experience of this film went a lot like this: 'Cool. Oh yup. Hmm creepy. Oh yup. Ooo nice! Hmm, interesting. Wait, what? No seriously, what? WHY!? What the f**k. What the hell, just use the dead guys jacket!! WHY WOULD YOU DO THAT?? ....Are you serious. What,the,f**k. Let me guess, that's it? ...Yup damn. Well that was terrible.'

As most people have stated, it was a film that showed serious potential but threw it all away by sticking its head up its own ass. Watch the first 45mins and walk away. At least the questions you have won't be shadowed by the unnecessary questions we are force fed at the end.

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