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The legend of Yamashita's Gold lures a treasure hunter and his group deep into the Indonesian jungle. Once they are trapped in an abandoned World War II Japanese bunker, they face the terrifying reality that the only way out is to go further in.

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Captain Tino Prawa
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Warren Price
Carmen Soo ...
Su-Ling
Yanda Djaitov ...
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Djoko
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Ryuichi (as Jimmy Taenaka)
Faizal Razali ...
Headphones Pirate
Chief Jumino ...
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Ushe Badu ...
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Fernando Reinaldo ...
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Horaz ...
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Byron Hulbert ...
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In an isolated island in Indonesia, an expedition is apparently seeking the legendary Yamashita's Gold. Out of the blue, they are attacked and seek refugee in an abandoned Japanese bunker. Soon they discover that the place was a secret laboratory in the World War II where the prisoners were guinea pig in weird experiments. Further, they are trapped inside with strong and resistant creatures created by these experiments. Will they succeed to escape from the dead mine? Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Japanese Spirit (Yamatodamashii)
Composed by Ken Chong
Lyrics by Kazz
Vocals by Kazz and Hazel Lua Yan Han
Mix by Kazz (as Kazz Sato)
Produced by Shariza Kamil
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A Good Example of How Bad a Movie can Be
26 July 2014 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

In an isolated island in Indonesia, an expedition is apparently seeking the legendary Yamashita's Gold. Out of the blue, they are attacked and seek refugee in an abandoned Japanese bunker. Soon they discover that the place was a secret laboratory in the World War II where the prisoners were guinea pig in weird experiments. Further, they are trapped inside with strong and resistant creatures created by these experiments. Will they succeed to escape from the dead mine?

I really do not understand how producers (HBO, not Sci-Fi) can spend their money in garbage like that. The story is a terrible rip-off of "The Descent" and I believe anyone who read it would have at least some doubts to make a movie. The dialogs are extremely poor and the motive of the expedition is a mess. Who are the guys that shoot the expedition? How the Japanese survivor had eaten and drunken along all those years trapped in the bunker with the creatures? How someone could inject a rusted syringe with a sixty and something year-old substance in another person with the intention of healing him? The group splitting to be more easily killed is one annoying clichés. The awful lack of conclusion seems to show the intention of a sequel, meaning more wasted money. Last but not the least; the acting is more dreadful than the creatures. My vole is two.

Title (Brazil): "Mina Abandonada" ("Abandoned Mine")


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