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Containment (2015)

TV-14 | | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller | 1 August 2015 (USA)
What happens when a epidemic breaks out, but you're kept in the dark? Anything can happen. Slowly the residents realize that they will all die unless they come together.

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Credited cast:
Louise Brealey ... Sally
Billy Postlethwaite ... Aiden (as William Postlethwaite)
Sheila Reid Sheila Reid ... Enid
Lee Ross ... Mark
Christos Lawton ... Dan
Pippa Nixon ... Hazel
Hephzibah Roe ... Resident (voice)
Penny Judd ... Angry Resident in Corridor
Michael Chapman ... Angry Resident in Corridor
Jill Buchanan ... Angry Resident in Corridor
Rob Rackstraw Rob Rackstraw ... Dan (voice)
Andrew Leung Andrew Leung ... Sergei
Luke McGibney ... Hazmat (voice)
Walter Hendrix III Walter Hendrix III ... Inside Cordon Pedestrian
Hannah Chalmers ... Sinead
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What happens when a epidemic breaks out, but you're kept in the dark? Anything can happen. Slowly the residents realize that they will all die unless they come together.

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UK

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English

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1 August 2015 (USA) See more »

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"Containment" (2015) is the film that sounds cliché but isn't.
29 December 2015 | by ericrnolanSee all my reviews

"Containment" (2015) is the film that sounds cliché but isn't. It's a surprisingly fresh take on an old standby -- diverse people isolated by an outside threat are forced to cope and survive with each other, along with the threat. In this case, an entire apartment block in Britain is forcibly and mysteriously quarantined overnight; residents awake to sealed doors and hazardous materials units being deployed along the grounds.

But this is a smartly written independent sci-fi thriller that avoids a lot of common tropes. Then it introduces plot developments that are unexpected, yet make perfect sense. It's more original than you'd guess at first.

There's a lot of nice acting, including work by Lee Ross, and by Louise Brealey of "Sherlock" (2010) fame.

My only complaint was a thematically ambiguous ending that seemed lost on me. But I'd still give this an 8 out of 10.


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