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Dead Space: Downfall (2008)

Not Rated | | Animation, Horror, Sci-Fi | Video 28 October 2008
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A prequel to the hit video game chronicling the discovery of the Red Marker and the first Necromorph outbreak.

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Alissa Vincent (voice)
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Dr. Kyne (voice)
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Captain Mathius / Farum (voice)
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Samuel Irons / Pendleton / Miner (voice)
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Shen (voice)
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Colin Barrow (voice)
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Ramirez (voice)
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Leggio / Dobbs / Jackson (voice)
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Chic (voice)
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Hansen / Glenn (voice)
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Heather / Donna Fawkes (voice) (as Grey DeLisle)
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White / Bavaro (voice)
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Cartusian (voice)
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Walla (voice) (as David Allen Kramer)
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The USG Ishimura, a miner spaceship, is transporting a strange artifact called the Red Marker. In the Aegis VII colony, where the Red Marker was found, there are some suicides and murders and the people are slowly going mad. The people are being infected by something. Barrow, the foreman, finds the body of his wife having committed suicide. Barrow decides to escape the colony's madness and, taking his wife's body, goes on board the Ishimura. But something happens to Barrow's wife on board the Ishimura. Written by Emilio Magdaleno

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The blonde survivor that Alissa asks whether or not she has a boyfriend is Nicole, Isaac Clarke's girlfriend from the "Dead Space" videogame, which takes place after "Downfall". See more »

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It is clearly seen about 18 minutes into the movie that Jen slices her throat; a large gash is shown with blood spilling out. A few moments afterwards, Barrow is seen rushing down the hallways with Jean's body in his arms. It is shown that Jen's throat has no blood - in fact, it's not even cut. See more »

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Alissa Vincent: My name is Alissa Vincent. I may be the sole survivor. We've encountered an alien life form. They have taken over the bodies of the crew. The colony was lost. My team is dead. It is my belief that the artifact we discovered on the surface is somehow responsible. If you find this recording, the Ishimura and the artifact must be destroyed.
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Followed by Dead Space: Aftermath (2011) See more »

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Great Setup & Gore Galore
26 October 2008 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Very pleased with this setup flick to the game Dead Space. Gives a concrete premise to the game and watching this movie has really peaked my interest. Downfall reminded me slightly of Heavy Metal 2000 in the manner is was drawn, which is a good thing IMO. Character development is short but not needed in this scenario. The monsters are well drawn, believable, spread really fast which keeps the movie going at break-neck at speed.

This flick was very heavy on the GORE, which I love, and set an atmosphere of dread and eeriness till the end. A most excellent animated feature which I recommend you watch, preferably at home, alone, and in the dark.

Once you finish with this you'll definitely being going to buy the game. I'll be doing the same very soon...........


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