In 1914, a young man arrives at a remote island near the Antarctic Circle to take the post of weather observer only to find himself trapped in a watchtower besieged by deadly creatures which live in hiding on the island.
In 1914, just after of Franz Ferdinand's assassination that eventually caused World War I, a steamship approaches a desolate island on the edge of the Antarctic Circle, where a young nameless man is poised to take the post of weather observer, to live in solitude at the ends of the earth for an entire year until the arrival of his replacement. For the next twelve months, his entire world will consist of a deserted cabin, the surrounding sea, and dangerous strange beings that he discovers are sharing the island.Written by
Hardly classifies as a horror movie (although it does contain some elements of the genre) - it's a thinking man's hard-to-classify crossbreed of Splice, Avatar and I am Legend. A poetic, thrilling, dramatic and at moments, scary experience with a superb cast (don't let the fact there's only two of them scare you away - this duo carries the movie fantastically!), beautiful scenery, and a terrific soundtrack.
And with its hidden symbolism and a great story with nicely pulled ending, it's so much more than just a creature flick - - I highly recommend you give this gem a try!
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