A new, very dangerous virus, spreading all over Europe in early 2011.

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Maxì Dejoie (as Maxi Dejoie)

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Maxì Dejoie (as Maxi Dejoie)
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Credited cast:
Valentina Bartolo Valentina Bartolo ... Melissa
Elisabetta Fischer Elisabetta Fischer ... Mamma
Pia Lanciotti Pia Lanciotti ... Virginia
Nicola Marchitiello Nicola Marchitiello ... Karl
Anna Nevander Anna Nevander ... Anna Olson
Ettore Nicoletti ... Infetto
Sax Nicosia Sax Nicosia ... Dottor Ricardi
Luigi Piluso Luigi Piluso ... Luigi
Roberto Pitta Roberto Pitta ... Aggressore
Beppe Rosso ... Francesco
Federico Tolardo Federico Tolardo ... Yuri
Costanza Toso Costanza Toso ... Nurse
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The Gerber's Syndrome is an contagious viral disease that was discovered in Germany in 2008 and spread all over the world. It is extremely contagious, fast spreading, and deadly. This syndrome is very difficult to spot, because it's like a normal dose of the flu, with all the subsequent symptoms that most of us are familiar with; but later, the virus affects the brain cells causing serious damage to the central nervous system. A TV crew is making a documentary about the disease and the way society is coping with it by documenting the stories of three people who are dealing with Gerber's Syndrome: Melissa is a young girl that has been infected, Doctor Ricardi is the doctor who is following her and Luigi is a member of the CS, the security organization that has to deal with infected people. The TV crew follow the lives of this characters, becoming characters themselves since they are constantly in the action. We see how the syndrome progress in Melissa and the way her family and Doctor ... Written by Indastria Film

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Drama | Horror | Sci-Fi

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Not Rated

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The Gerber Syndrome review
23 May 2011 | by labanturSee all my reviews

I've seen this movie at SciFi London and i've enjoyed it.

Actually the subject it's not brand new but the way this guys treated it surprised me; they tried to make a real looking documentary not like paranormal activity or clover field.

I felt a sense of anxiety for the whole film.

Very good actors were they real actors?) and very effective music. I did enjoy the fact that there was very little gore or splatter scenes to give more space to emotions and the drama of a familiar tragedy.

There is a good beginning introducing you to the syndrome and to discover the main characters.

The rhythm drops a little in the central part and then there is an explosive ending.

I recommend it!


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Italian

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23 April 2013 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

The Gerber Syndrome: il contagio See more »

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