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The Day of the Triffids 

With most of the world blinded and the dangerous carnivorous Triffids set loose, it falls upon a band of scattered survivors to fight this plant invasion and the madness following.

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Richard Mewis
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Series cast summary:
Dougray Scott ...  Bill Masen 2 episodes, 2009
Joely Richardson ...  Jo Playton 2 episodes, 2009
Eddie Izzard ...  Torrence 2 episodes, 2009
Brian Cox ...  Dennis 2 episodes, 2009
Vanessa Redgrave ...  Durrant 2 episodes, 2009
Jason Priestley ...  Coker 2 episodes, 2009
Shane Taylor ...  Osman 2 episodes, 2009
Troy Glasgow Troy Glasgow ...  Troy 2 episodes, 2009
Nora-Jane Noone ...  Lucy 2 episodes, 2009
Adam Sinclair ...  Ashdown 2 episodes, 2009
Steven Elder ...  Doctor Koch 2 episodes, 2009
Tim Frances Tim Frances ...  Colonel 2 episodes, 2009
Lizzie Hopley ...  Hilda 2 episodes, 2009
Willie Jonah Willie Jonah ...  Old Man 2 episodes, 2009
William Ilkley ...  Jeff 2 episodes, 2009
Kathryn Sumner Kathryn Sumner ...  Bill's Mother 2 episodes, 2009
Paul Chahidi ...  Vronsky 2 episodes, 2009
Sammy Williams ...  Young Bill 2 episodes, 2009
Eva Sayer ...  Girl in Street 2 episodes, 2009
Claire-Louise Cordwell Claire-Louise Cordwell ...  Girl's Mother 2 episodes, 2009
Simon Naylor ...  Man in Street 2 episodes, 2009
Paul Blair Paul Blair ...  Man in Street 2 episodes, 2009
Tony Maudsley ...  Blind Police Officer 2 episodes, 2009
Paul Woodson ...  Barricade Police Officer 2 episodes, 2009
Scott Baker Scott Baker ...  Barricade Police Sergeant 2 episodes, 2009
John White John White ...  Barricade Man 2 episodes, 2009
Rosalind Halstead ...  Cordelia 2 episodes, 2009
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With the world blinded and the Triffids set loose, it falls upon a band of scattered, sighted survivors to fight this carnivorous plant invasion. With a brave new world of maniacs, warring factions and renegades, the battle on the streets is not only directed at the purple-headed organisms but a battle to survive the sinister street-army headed by megalomaniac Torrence. Written by Cinema_Fan

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UK | Canada

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English

Release Date:

28 December 2009 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

A triffidek napja See more »

Filming Locations:

Barbican, London, England, UK See more »

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$15,000,000 (estimated)
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Stereo

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16:9 HD
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A Triffid can survive even if you shoot the top of it off. See more »

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After accumulated 140 minutes and 35 seconds, you see a dead man lying breathing, when our hero arrives after going out to fetch a male triffid. See more »

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Dreadful mockery.
16 January 2012 | by alla0015See all my reviews

This has very little to do with the book written by John Wyndham. This movie/show, whatever, is a total and unparalleled piece of garbage. Watching it would have made John Wyndham turn in his grave. This book deserves a show of "Survivors" quality.

The makers of this version took a great classic, removed all that made this book great and substituted it with their version of pseudo science that makes no sense. The book is a psychological drama of the world gone blind. The triffids (that have nothing in common with triffids portrayed in this movie) and mysterious plague are additional elements that complicate the situation.

This movie/show makes it all about triffids and their "biology". As a biologist, I can only say that whoever wrote this part had no clue what they were talking about. This so called "biology" of triffids is on par with that of the "Alien" (when they make an incision of the alien, "blood" burns through several floors of the spaceship, yet the scalpel is undamaged)...


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