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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
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Gilles Barret ... Dad
Laurie Cholewa ... TV presenter
Margaux Devy
Sylvain Dubois ... Tramp
Julien Dunand ... TV scientist

John Fallon ... John
Norbert Ferrer ... Rapist
Blandine Marmigère ... Claire
Franck Penaud ... Lead soldier
Caterina Perazzi ... Spider woman

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

Baya Rehaz ... Girl in grocery store
Rurik Sallé ... Thug leader
Johanna Seror ... Laure
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
Other crew
Amélie Dufour .... production coordinator
Marielle Gautier .... production assistant

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75 min
Aspect Ratio:
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9 out of 14 people found the following review useful.
It could be a little worse, could be a little better., 13 July 2013
Author: Jamie Rayworth from United Kingdom

Okay so the story does start off interesting enough (Cowardly kid with a crazy past) and the premise is actually quite interesting as well as the story (not quite "Zombies" but something else) The problem is that they didn't use the budget well enough. Sure the effects are pretty good but there's occasionally some bad camera styling (it's enough to be noticeable) and the music and sound effects are very much below average. It's a shame who they got for the lead role because you can clearly see his lack experience, yet his fellow actors actually do quite a decent job. It does get a lot more interesting near the end of the movie but it doesn't give itself enough time to explore the possibilities well enough.

So in conclusion: If you enjoy cheesy zombie movies/ Creature movies then you may like this. If you don't mind the low-budget feeling horror flicks then you may enjoy it. If you're someone that only enjoys top-end effects and amazing acting then I don't recommend this movie for you.

It's a lot better than some of the horror-zombie-creature flicks as of late but it isn't genre defining, nor is it anything new. I gave it a slightly above average score solely for it trying to do something different. It may not have succeeded in doing something different but at least they tried and that's more than can be said for most movies these days.

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