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Zygote (2017)

Not Rated | | Short, Horror, Sci-Fi | 12 July 2017 (USA)
Stranded in an Arctic mine, two lone survivors are forced to fight for their lives, evading and hiding from a new kind of terror.

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Neill Blomkamp
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To provide some context first: This short was filmed as camera tests with Neill Blomkamp, who was at some point considered to do the HALO Movie. All you see here are basically just camera tests he did during his trial runs.

Director: Neill Blomkamp
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Cast

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Dakota Fanning ... Barklay
Jose Pablo Cantillo ... Quinn
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Storyline

In a remote mining facility located somewhere in the Arctic circle, a monster kills 96 of the 98 people there. The 2 remaining survivors try to hide from it, but with food and water running low, they decide to escape to a safe zone as it contains an abundance of supplies. As soon as they leave, however, they are instantly pursued by the monster through large rooms and narrow corridors with only a couple of guns to defend themselves with. Written by Brian Berta

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Genres:

Short | Horror | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

Not Rated

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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 July 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Zygote See more »

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Oats Studios See more »
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Color

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Filmed at the Diefenbunker, a decommissioned Cold War era nuclear fallout shelter of the Canadian government - now the Canadian Cold War museum. The Sum of All Fears (2002) among other movies have used the location in the past. See more »

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Referenced in Filmbarátok Podcast: Episode #1.127 (2017) See more »

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cliché junk
16 July 2017 | by Robert KautzSee all my reviews

This short was so lacking in substance and originality that I'm struggling to find words to describe how bad it was. I would call it a high budget low talent student film, but that would be an insult to some very well made student films. Don't waste your time, you won't miss a thing.


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