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Deadland (2009)

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A man must cross post-world war III terrain and the new martial-law to save his missing wife.

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7 wins & 16 nominations. See more awards »

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... Sean Kalos
... Jax
... Shiv
... Red
... P.O. Harris
... Nathaniel
... Katie Johnson
... P.O. Anderson
... P.O. Shockley
... P.O. Clarence
... Zoona
... Commander Rufler
Tony Weeks ... Harold
... Krannen
... Lexi
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Intertwined within it's sci-fi action/thriller roots, at its core DEADLAND is a story of hope set in a post-apocalyptic world. After five years of searching, survivor Sean Kalos stumbles upon proof that his missing wife may still be alive in the new United Provinces. World War III's nuclear strikes on the U.S. set the nation back 200 years, and hope is all but lost when every survivor of the war is infected by a fatal nuclear plague. What was designed to be the new rebirth has become martial law, and the Officers of the Province wield their power with cruelty. When Sean crosses them, he finds himself in the middle of a personal war, and his quest for his wife inspires hope in a land that has forgotten the meaning of the word. Written by GW

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The Beginning of the End


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Rated R for violence, language and some sexual content | See all certifications »
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18 April 2009 (USA)  »

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Steeling Pennies  »

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The director's wife makes a cameo appearance as a plague victim. See more »

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References The Wizard of Oz (1939) See more »

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Don't know if anything good can be said about this film.
26 November 2010 | by See all my reviews

Most of the action of the film takes place 5 years after apocalypse in the forest. The main character who before the apocalypse was a cubicle worker survives 5 years in the forest and looks like just left the gym after heaving his hair trimmed. Neither his body or spirit are affected by the catastrophe. So maybe he is a superhero? Surprisingly all of the people are like that. As a result we have a fully nourished individuals chasing each other in the forest. Pretty much happy time? No, because there are a bad guys, paramilitary groups who supposedly rule the area, rape the women, take prisoners and have the cruel labor camps. Again the women kept by a the militants and gang raped multiple times look in the film like they just left the shopping mall on Saturday afternoon. The whole scenery as well as the plot make the film into something in between of Christian preachy film (with obvious not complicated characters) and porn (where people seem to be detached from the background they are put on). What could save the film? Probably more acting. It would be nice to watch a person trying to survive in the forest instead of a dude who just went for a walk to the park. Also women should have feelings, if not crying then with the mask of angry lesbian... anything.


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