WHO’S IN IT?
Oksana Akinshina (The Bourne Supremacy), Fyodor Bondarchuk (The Warrior), Pyotr Fyodorov (The Darkest Hour), Anton Vasiliev (The Student), Aleksey Demidov (Viking), Aleksandr Marushev (Furious), Albrecht Zander (film debut)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Egor Abramenko (film debut), director; Oleg Malovichko (Attraction) and Andrei Zolotarev (film debut), writers; Aleksandr Andryushchenko (Ice), Fedor Bondarchuk (Soulless), Pavel Burya (Leto), Vyacheslav Murugov (Neulovimye: Jackpot), Murad Osmann (The Myths), Ilya Stewart (Middleground) and Mikhail Vrubel (Naparnik), producers; Oleg Karpachev (Yolki 3), composer; Maxim Zhukov (Nochnoy Taverny Ogonyok), cinematographer; Aleksandr Puzyryov (film debut) and Egor Tarasenko (film debut), editors
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Young doctor Tatiana Yurievna (Akinshina) is brought in by the military to a secure scientific research facility to assess astronaut Konstantin Sergeyevich (Fyodorov), who has survived a mysterious accident in space and now claims to have something living inside of him….
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
This Russian sci-fi horror has people talking for its comparisons to films like Alien and The Thing, although this one does things not just differently, but in very eye-opening ways.