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Deep space, at the edge of the galaxy. The future. A new prisoner arrives on top security prison ship and psychiatric research unit Dante 01. Sole survivor of an encounter with an alien ... See full summary »

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Saint-Georges
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Elisa (as Linh-Dan Pham)
Simona Maicanescu ...
Perséphone
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César
Bruno Lochet ...
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François Levantal ...
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François Hadji-Lazaro ...
Moloch
Lotfi Yahya Jedidi ...
Raspoutine (as Lotfi Yahya-Jedidi)
Yann Collette ...
Attila
Dominique Bettenfeld ...
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Antonin Maurel ...
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Deep space, at the edge of the galaxy. The future. A new prisoner arrives on top security prison ship and psychiatric research unit Dante 01. Sole survivor of an encounter with an alien force beyond imagining, Saint Georges is a man possessed by inner demons, caught up in the battle to control the monstrous power within him. It's a power that will infect the other highly dangerous occupants of Dante 01, gaolors and prisoners alike, unleashing a violent rebellion that turns this terrifying, labyrinthine world upside down. In the otherworldly hell of the ship's depths, through danger and redemption, each must journey to his very limits... each must confront his own Dragon. Written by Anonymous

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Space is a Prison All of Its Own

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Rated R for violence, some disturbing images, language and brief nudity | See all certifications »

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Abstract messianic symbolism at its best...
1 February 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

If you deplore Christianity or even the symbolic presentation of mostly Christian ideas, even in a science fiction setting, you need not apply. This movie though visually striking and psychologically humanitarian, has very little back story or outright purpose other than to signify the virtue and creative power of self sacrifice. The imagery employed for the most part is obviously intended for the layman, but some deeper mysteries are also represented through the use of some lesser known and more profound symbolism. Every aspect of this film is developed to signify philosophical and spiritual concepts, from the names of the various characters, to the very shape of the space station on which the story plays out, which happens to be the unfolded four-dimensional hypercube. Without going into to much detail, suffice it to say if you do not appreciate abstract symbolism for the sake of its ability to communicate higher knowledge and secret wisdom then you most likely will not fully appreciate this film. That is not to say that there is nothing else to enjoy, as the acting for the most part is competent and the set design unsettlingly claustrophobic and nightmarishly stark so as to create a truly unnerving experience. I enjoyed this movie very much, though I feel with a little more development of the story it could have been much more accessible for the sometimes "profane" and often "uninitiated" masses. Donnie Darko, Pans Labyrinth, and The Fountain are ideologically similar films that may be more accessible and/or more compelling, simply for their ability to be interpreted differently by those with a disdain for Christ, and their better conceptualized approaches, more fully developed plot lines, and larger budgets... 8 out 10 stars!


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