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2012 (France) See more »
Chris' parents were murdered on the same day the Halley comet was visible from Earth. Eleven years later, a new comet lights up the Parisian sky, but as the night goes on, people begins to transform into horrible creatures. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)
Fabian Wolfrom ... Chris
Blandine Marmigère ... Claire

John Fallon ... John

Rurik Sallé ... Thug leader
Johanna Seror ... Laure
Sylvain Dubois ... Tramp
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Gilles Barret ... Dad
Laurie Cholewa ... TV presenter
Margaux Devy
Julien Dunand ... TV scientist
Norbert Ferrer ... Rapist
Franck Penaud ... Lead soldier
Caterina Perazzi ... Spider woman

Christophe Perez ... Mutant
Aurèle Petitpierre ... Man in underwear at the party

Lisette Pires ... Victim

Baya Rehaz ... Girl in grocery store
Vanessa Valence ... Mom

Directed by
David Cholewa 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Vincent Julé 

Produced by
David Cholewa .... producer
Michael Kraetzer .... executive producer
Original Music by
Kevin Riepl 
Cinematography by
Thomas Rames (director of photography)
Film Editing by
César Ducasse 
Mathieu Peteul 
Makeup Department
David Scherer .... special makeup effects supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Antoine Desanti .... first assistant director
Art Department
Alexandre Tuis .... concept design: creature design
Sound Department
Jeremy Boisseau .... sound
Larry Hopkins .... foley artist and editor
Alan Howarth .... sound designer: sound mixer
Kevin Le Godec .... sound
Special Effects by
Luc Serrano .... special effects
Visual Effects by
Thierry Ardiller .... digital compositor
David Danesi .... visual effects producer
Neil Jouanjean .... digital compositor
Cédric Maugis .... digital compositor
John Fallon .... fight choreographer
John Fallon .... stunt performer
Camera and Electrical Department
Munier Benjamin .... key grip
Maxime Duhamel .... first assistant camera
Editorial Department
César Ducasse .... post-production supervisor
César Ducasse .... trailer editor
Other crew
Amélie Dufour .... production coordinator
Marielle Gautier .... production assistant

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75 min
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »

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32 out of 45 people found the following review useful.
Absolutely abysmal, 28 April 2013
Author: Corpus_Vile from Dublin, Ireland

Regarding an alien invasion of France, this film is utterly dire. It has a wimpish protagonist who every chick in the film seems to have the hots for and every female character in it is either shallow, vapid or both. It gives no real explanation or backstory, but simply belts along, yet manages to be utterly devoid of tension or suspense and has stupid plot holes. Even at 70 odd minutes it still feels too long and is basically a sequence of weird occurrences and mediocre fight scenes. Also, the CGI sucks.

I don't even really have the heart to go into any more detail except to say that it's a total turkey and didn't go down well at all with the audience at the Edinburgh Dead by Dawn festival where I caught it.

2/10, a boring annoying film that doesn't seem to have a clue about what it actually wishes to say and a film to be avoided. Truly dreadful.

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