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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.

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Xavier Gens

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Jesús Olmo (screenplay), Eron Sheean (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Ray Stevenson ... Gruner
David Oakes ... Friend
Aura Garrido ... Aneris
Winslow M. Iwaki Winslow M. Iwaki ... Senegalese (as Winslow Iwaki)
John Benfield ... Captain Axel
Ben Temple Ben Temple ... Naval Official
Iván González ... New Weather Official
Alejandro Rod Alejandro Rod ... Portuguese
Julien Blaschke Julien Blaschke ... Burley Russian
Damián Montesdeoca Damián Montesdeoca ... Scotsman
Israel Bodero Israel Bodero ... Ship Crew Member #1
Roberto Rincón Roberto Rincón ... Ship Crew Member #2
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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 Darkwalker173

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Spain | France

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English

Release Date:

7 September 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

La piel fría See more »

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€8,500,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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Aura Garrido's character is named Aneris by Friend. Aneris is the read right-to-left word of "sirena" (Spanish for siren). See more »

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When the creek, or spring, is seen for the first time, the stream of water (that is supposed to have been there for hundreds or thousands of years) is just beginning right then. See more »

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Visually stunning and great atmosphere - Shame about the plotholes
17 February 2018 | by omendataSee all my reviews

Great acting.

Really novel story.

Great visuals , landscapes, music and photography - so what could go wrong?

The whole thing was obviously a morality tale about war and xenophobia and thats fine but the numerous plotholes and inconsistencies and unexplained-ness of the whole thing just made it look a bit silly and illogical.

Such a shame as it grabbed the viewer right from the beginning and had a superlative atmosphere but it became slightly tedious with the unexplained attacks (was it purely xenophobic fish people?) and the just plain weirdness of the sex scenes much like many movies try to shock these days rather than entertain and it does draw similarities with Shape Of Water but sadly it is just above average when it could have been a really great film!


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