A serial killer named Shin-Hyun gives himself up to police. He confesses to committing a series of particularly horrifying murders of exclusively female victims. He is imprisoned, awaiting ... See full summary »
Everything that could go wrong did go wrong: War, Terrorism, Natural Disasters. Evacuees were ushered from the cities to refugee camps in the surrounding counties. In-fighting, famine and ... See full summary »
A failed novelist's inability to pay the bills strains relations with his wife and leads him to work at an escort service where he becomes entwined with a wealthy woman whose husband is a successful writer.
What if ... you let a stranger into your house to use your phone, but while you've been patiently waiting in the kitchen, he just disappears ... or does he? Félix, an architect who has just... See full summary »
Set in the golden era of Grand Prix Racing '1' tells the story of a generation of charismatic drivers who raced on the edge, risking their lives during Formula 1's deadliest period, and the men who stood up and changed the sport forever.
When the antisocial and lonely medical student Adam Schmidt receives a mysterious e-mail inviting him to participate of a unique medical research, he accepts the job opportunity and travels to an isolated snowing area to a cabin in the middle of nowhere. He meets Dr. Franklin Vick that kills him cutting his throat with a hunting knife. When Adam resurrects, Franklin calls him Subject Two and explains that he is engaged in an unethical medical research, bringing dead to life. Along the days, Adam is killed and resurrected over and over again, with Franklin improving his research, until the day Adam decides to leave the isolated spot. Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Official Selection 2006 Sundance Film Festival. See more »
When "Subject Two" first arrives at Doc's cabin, there is just a bit of snow on his shoulders. When he starts to talk to the doctor in the cabin, there is a lot of snow on his right shoulder. After the second time the camera switches back to the doctor, the snow is completely gone. See more »
You're not dead, Adam.
I feel it. That's the one thing I do feel, is dead.
You... are more alive than life itself. You are... everything that life wants to be. You're endless, Adam. Forever.
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If you're the type of movie-goer who likes Hollywood-esquire horror flicks, then you'll probably be bored with this movie, as other reviewers have commented. The setting for the film is both beautiful and condusive to the "chilling" plot. It references advanced scientific technologies, namely cryogenics and nanotechnology, which makes it far less far-fetched than other flicks in this genre. Dean Stapleton really does have a Jack Nicholson-like quality about him, and I thought he was perfectly cast for his role. In man's quest for eternal life on earth, it gave an interesting viewpoint of the human qualities that deteriorate even though the flesh lives on. The end did have a nice, unexpected twist. I will definitely watch more movies by Philip Chidel. I rented it this weekend, and watched it twice!
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