After surviving the incidents in Barrow, Alaska, Stella Oleson relocates to Los Angeles, where she intentionally attracts the attention of the local vampire population in order to avenge the death of her husband, Eben.
Six months after the rage virus was inflicted on the population of Great Britain, the US Army helps to secure a small area of London for the survivors to repopulate and start again. But not everything goes to plan.
In the year 2019, a plague has transformed almost every human into vampires. Faced with a dwindling blood supply, the fractured dominant race plots their survival; meanwhile, a researcher works with a covert band of vamps on a way to save humankind.
This is the story of an isolated Alaskan town that is plunged into darkness for a month each year when the sun sinks below the horizon. As the last rays of light fade, the town is attacked by a bloodthirsty gang of vampires bent on an uninterrupted orgy of destruction. Only the small town's husband-and-wife Sheriff team stand between the survivors and certain destruction.Written by
Shot in New Zealand. Nearly half of the cast is Kiwi or Australian. See more »
Most indoor and street scenes are well-lit, despite having no sunlight or electricity. Even if the buildings had their own generators, which doesn't explain the streets, the characters were trying to avoid detection that lights would certainly bring. See more »
What are the ingredients of good horror? A small, contained location and group of people. A situation that forces and magnifies events. A terrifying protagonist. Characters you care about. Authenticity. This movie has all of this in spades. The location is a tiny settlement in the Arctic Circle the day the sun disappears for 30 days during the polar winter. During these 30 days nothing comes in or out of the town. You miss the last plane out? You're staying. The protagonists are vampires, but, trust me, these guys don't do glitter. They are demonic and truly evil, and yet they have emotional depth as well. The characters in the movie are realistic--hard people shaped by their environment--and I wanted them to all pull through. Besides all this you have amazing authenticity to the location. The exterior shooting in the endless darkness is incredible. The sense of claustrophobia and fear that builds up will leave you breathless. Don't worry if you don't get what's happening for a while. It's designed to be like that, as though you are part of this thing that is happening. There are no spoilers in real life, and the characters have no idea what's about to hit them as minor, but horrible, occurrences start to build into a pattern. Just watch from the first enigmatic frame to the last and enjoy.
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