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Djimon Hounsou Talks Air Movie

Djimon Hounsou is nothing short of astonishing, bringing to life a character that might have confounded lesser actors,” says Sam Moffitt in his review for the sci-fi film Air.

Directed by Christian Cantamessa and co-written with Chris Pasetto, Air takes place in the near future where breathable air is nonexistent. Virtually all of humanity has disappeared and those chosen to reestablish society reside in a controlled state of suspended animation. Two engineers (Norman Reedus and Djimon Hounsou) tasked with guarding the last hope for mankind struggle to preserve their own sanity and lives while administering to their vital task at hand. (Trailer)

Playing in theaters and available on iTunes and Digital HD now, the film has the feel of a science fiction from the late seventies and eighties and features a nostalgic score from composer Edo Van Breemen.

I recently had the opportunity to speak to actor Djimon Hounsou about his new film,
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Film Review: ‘Air’

Film Review: ‘Air’
The future is short of breath in “Air,” a sci-fi chamber piece with Norman Reedus and Djimon Hounsou as two grunts charged with maintaining an underground government bunker after chemical warfare has rendered the Earth’s surface uninhabitable. This irst feature for videogame designer/writer Christian Cantamessa has an intriguing premise and two capable stars, none of which is utilized as memorably as one might hope. Competently crafted but ultimately just Ok, the suspenser should be able to parlay its cast names’ appeal into decent returns in home-format sales. Limited theatrical opening on 15 U.S. screens Aug. 14 is occurring simultaneously with a VOD launch.

At the start, Bauer (Reedus) and Cartwright (Hounsou) rise from their sleep tanks, as they do every six months. Twice a year they’re roused from artificial slumber and given two hours’ worth of oxygen to complete the tasks necessary to keep this subterranean complex operating.
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