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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
Other crew
Amélie Dufour .... production coordinator
Marielle Gautier .... production assistant

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75 min
Aspect Ratio:
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26 out of 38 people found the following review useful.
Asylum has a French division?, 13 July 2013
Author: Horse_Caulk from United Kingdom

It's as if a writer and director who lacked the talent to work for Asylum, and failed to land a job at the Sci-Fi channel, got together in France to make a film that even learning-impaired fans of the genre couldn't stomach.

But it's certainly not worthless. Many moments cross the line into unintentional comedy. The slapstick sound effects alone were hilarious, making the sound work from The Walking Dead seem ultra-subtle by comparison.

It's a suckfest of epic proportions, and fails in ways that you seldom see. The actions and motivations of the characters are so weird that it goes beyond catastrophic failure into something else. Something un-named. Something vile and unholy. This film is, for what it's worth, not even remotely a typically derivative and formulaic film. This blazes new paths of suckage that are unique. There is no apparent reason behind much of the writing. It's like they threw darts at a poster of actions and emotions for each scene.

A very different flavor of sucking that I've never seen before, and I've seen a lot.

A film this horrible deserves no stars. But for sucking in ways that almost defy explanation, it gets two.

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