A lethal virus spreads throughout Scotland, infecting millions and killing hundreds of thousands. To contain the threat, acting authorities brutally quarantine the country as it succumbs to fear and chaos. The quarantine is successful. Three decades later, the Reaper virus violently resurfaces in London. An elite group of specialists, including Eden Sinclair, is urgently dispatched into Scotland to retrieve a cure by any means necessary. Shut off from the rest of the world, the unit must battle through a landscape that has become a waking nightmare.Written by
Rhona Mitra plays a character who as a child lost her right eye by getting shot by a stray bullet, Emma Cleasby who plays her mother at the beginning was in the horror movie, Dog Soldiers (2002) which was also written and directed by Neil Marshall, in which Cleasbys character a werewolf, gets shot in the right eye (whilst transforming) but it doesn't kill her. See more »
When the two APC's go through the gates in the wall to enter Scotland, it is pouring with rain and their windscreen wipers are on in the closeup shots, but off in the wide shot. See more »
Like so many epidemics before, the loss of so many lives began with a single microscopic organism. It's human nature to seek even the smallest comfort in reason, or logic for events as catastrophic as these. But a virus doesn't choose a time or place. It doesn't hate or even care. It just happens.
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Theatrical version 105 min. and unrated version 113 min. See more »
OK, I'm not claiming its good but it is serious fun. It is basically a mix of the Mad Max films in Scotland but also throw in some scenes from 28 Days Later, Resident Evil, LOTR and Braveheart.
If you can imagine that then you'll have a pretty good idea what to expect - no, I didn't think you could.
It does just massively rip off all the above but as I said, I'm not claiming its good, just a lot of fun.
Added bonus is the great music choices which just add to the fun - "Good Tning" by FYC when the main lunatic introduces himself to the crowd and "Two Tribes" by Frankie Goes To Hollywood for the big car chase.
Not gonna win an Oscar but a hell of a ride.
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