Sci-Fi-London 2010
Splice Splice
Splice and Starship Troopers
1 (One) (Country: Hungary; Year: 2009; Director: Pater Sparrow; Writer: Judit Góczán, Béla Hamvas, Pater Sparrow, Pál Závada, based on the essay by Stanislaw Lem; Stars: Zoltán Mucsi, László Sinkó, Pál Mácsai, Vica Kerekes, Balázs Czukor, Zoltán Balázs, Máté Haumann, Krzysztof Rogacewicz, Zoltán Berzsenyi, Krisztina Bíró, Péter Kalmár, István Maszlay, András Dömötör, András Már, Bence Máté)
Adaptation of Stanislaw Lem's One Human Minute, sees bookshop staff incarcerated because copies of a book describing everything that happens to everyone on the planet in the space of a minute are found on their shelves.
2033 (Country: Mexico; Year: 2009; Director: Francisco Laresgoiti; Writer: Jordi Mariscal; Stars: Miguel Couturier, Alonso Echánove, Sandra Echeverría, Luis Ernesto Franco, Genaro Hernandez, Claudio Lafarga, Raúl Méndez, Marco Antonio Treviño, Aarón I. Campos), Official Site
In a futuristic Mexico, where the populace are controlled by synthetic food, a rebellion is born.
8th Wonderland (Country: France; Year: 2008; Director: Nicolas Alberny, Jean Mach; Writer: Nicolas Alberny, Jean Mach; Stars: Matthew Géczy, Robert William Bradford, Alain Azerot, Eloïssa Florez, Ahlima Mhamdi, Michael Hofland, Luca Lombardi, Dimitri Michelsen, Irina Ninova, Laetitia Noyon, Gerald Papasyan, Pierre-Luc Scotto, Nicolas Vayssie, Jesse Joe Walsh, Anton Yakovlev), Official Site
A group of social networkers declare themselves a virtual country and set about changing the world around them.
The Abyss (Country: US; Year: 1989; Director: James Cameron; Writer: James Cameron; Stars: Ed Harris, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Michael Biehn, Leo Burmester, Todd Graff, John Bedford Lloyd, J.C. Quinn, Kimberly Scott, Captain Kidd Brewer Jr., George Robert Klek)
Action-packed underwater rescue thriller, with nuclear warheads, explosive relationships and extra-terrestrials.
The Alien Factor (Country: US; Year: 1978; Director: Don Dohler; Writer: Don Dohler; Stars: Don Leifert, Tom Griffith, Richard Dyszel, Mary Mertens, Richard Geiwitz, George Stover, Eleanor Herman, Anne Frith, Christopher Gummer, Johnny Walker, Don Dohler, Dave Ellis, Dave Geatty, Marie Van Tassell, Tony Malanowski)
When aliens destined for a zoo escape during a crash landing, a small town near Baltimore is in a lot of bother.
Eraser Children Eraser Children
Eraser Children and The Abyss
Barbarella (Country: France, Italy; Year: 1968; Director: Roger Vadim; Writer: Jean-Claude Forest, Claude Brulé, Terry Southern, Roger Vadim, Vittorio Bonicelli, Clement Biddle Wood, Brian Degas, Tudor Gates; Stars: Jane Fonda, John Phillip Law, Anita Pallenberg, Milo O'Shea, Marcel Marceau, Claude Dauphin, Véronique Vendell, Giancarlo Cobelli, Serge Marquand, Nino Musco, Franco Gulà, Catherine Chevallier, Marie Therese Chevallier, Umberto Di Grazia, David Hemmings)
Cult sci-fi sees a sexy space agent hunt down an evil scientitst.
Bleach The Movie: (Gekijô ban Bleach: The DiamondDust Rebellion - Mô hitotsu no hyôrinmaru) (Country: Japan; Year: 2007; Director: Noriyuki Abe; Stars: Akira Ishida, Masakazu Morita, Romi Pak)
On the hunt for a stolen seal, to men discover a dark secret.
Cargo (Country: US; Year: 2010; Director: Yan Vizinberg; Writer: Lee Peterkin, Yan Vizinberg; Stars: Natasha Rinis, Sayed Badreya, Philip Willingham, Raul I Torres, Vaughn Goland, Israel Hernandez, Misha Kuznetsov, Dave Powers, Seth Ruffer, Darja Schabad, Anita Storr), Official Site
Trouble brews in the cargo hold of a spaceship.
Chanbara Striptease (Country: Japan; Year: 2009)
The heir of a master swordsman finds herself transported back in time, where she must tackle an evil geisha.
Daleks' Invasion Earth: 2150 A.D. (Country: UK; Year: 1966; Director: Gordon Flemyng; Writer: Terry Nation, Sydney Newman, Milton Subotsky, David Whitaker; Stars: Peter Cushing, Bernard Cribbins, Ray Brooks, Andrew Keir, Roberta Tovey, Jill Curzon, Roger Avon, Geoffrey Cheshire, Keith Marsh, Philip Madoc, Steve Peters, Eddie Powell, Godfrey Quigley, Peter Reynolds, Bernard Spear)
Peter Cushing's Doctor takes on the exterminating aliens.
TiMER TiMER
TiMER and Barbarella
Depositarios (Country: Mexico; Year: 2010; Director: Rodrigo Ordoñez; Writer: Rodrigo Ordoñez; Stars: Alejandra Ambrosi, Cesar Ramos, Jose Carlos Montes, Humberto Busto, Gustavo Sánchez Parra, Anilú Pardo)
Futuristic clone thriller sees genetic doubles suffering the pain of their 'real world' twin.
Drones (Country: US; Year: 2010; Director: Amber Benson, Adam Busch; Writer: Ben Acker, Ben Blacker; Stars: Jonathan M Woodward, Angela Bettis, Samm Levine, James Urbaniak, Tangi Miller, Marc Evan Jackson, Dave Allen, Paul F. Tompkins, Kevin Ford, Adam Busch, Simon Dasher, Elizabeth Faith, Amy Gillespie, Janie Haddad, Destin M. Hebert), Official Site
An office worker discovers one of his colleagues is an alien.
Earthling (Country: US; Year: 2010; Director: Clay Liford; Writer: Clay Liford; Stars: Rebecca Spence, Amelia Turner, William Katt, Peter Greene, Jennifer Sipes, Savanna Sears, Andrew Sensenig), Official Site
A group of people on Earth discover they aren't who they thought they were.
Eraser Children (Country: Australia; Year: 2009; Director: Nathan Christoffel; Writer: Nathan Christoffel; Stars: Jasen Swafford, Andrew Lyons, Rob Alec, Andrew Baker, Saskia Sansom, Shane Nagle, Jorja Hoffmann, Adam Camerlengo, Peter Stratford, Joshua Parnell)
In a futuristic totalitarian state, where human memories are literally converted to fuel, one man becomes convinced he can save the world.
First Spaceship On Venus (Der schweigende Stern) (Country: East Germany, Poland; Year: 1960; Director: Kurt Maetzig; Writer: Stanislaw Lem, Jan Fethke, Wolfgang Kohlhaase, Günter Reisch, Günther Rücker, Alexander Stenbock-Fermor, Kurt Maetzig, J. Barkhauer; Stars: Yoko Tani, Oldrich Lukes, Ignacy Machowski, Julius Ongewe, Michail N. Postnikow, Kurt Rackelmann, Günther Simon, Tang Hua-Ta, Lucyna Winnicka, Danuta Szaflarska, Klaus Bamberg, Fredy Barten, Christoph Bayertt, Karl Brenk, Fritz Decho)
A spaceship tries to make contact with 'the silent planet'... but is there something sinister in Venus's refusal to respond?
Daleks' Invasion Earth: 2150 A.D. Daleks' Invasion Earth: 2150 A.D.
Daleks' Invasion Earth: 2150 A.D. and Kamui: The Lone Ninja
Gekijouban Fate/Stay Night: Unlimited Blade Works (Country: Japan; Year: 2010; Director: Kenichi Takeshita; Stars: Yu Asakawa, Maii Kadowaki, Ayako Kawasumi, Kazuhiro Nakata, Tadahisa Saizen, Noriko Shitaya, Noriaki Sugiyama, Junichi Suwabe, Atsuko Tanaka, Kana Ueda), Official Site
Anime adaptation for which we can find barely any info, if someone knows, please get in touch.
The Hospital Of Transfiguration (Szpital przemienienia) (Country: Poland; Year: 1979; Director: Edward Zebrowski; Writer: Michal Komar, Stanislaw Lem, Edward Zebrowski; Stars: Piotr Dejmek, Jerzy Binczycki, Henryk Bista, Ewa Dalkowska, Gustaw Holoubek, Zygmunt Hubner, Ryszard Kotys, Klaus Piontek, Wojciech Pszoniak, Zbigniew Zapasiewicz, Katarzyna Ejmont, Adam Gessler, Anna Jaraczówna, Elzbieta Karkoszka, Wladyslaw Kowalski)
The experiences of a novice doctor in a mental institution.
Hunter Prey (Country: US; Year: 2009; Director: Sandy Collora; Writer: Sandy Collora, Nick Damon; Stars: Isaac C. Singleton Jr., Clark Bartram, Damion Poitier, Simon Potter, Erin Gray), Official Site
After a spaceship crashes on a desert planet a prisoner escapes and begins bumping off the survivors.
Independence Day (Country: US; Year: 1996; Director: Roland Emmerich; Writer: Dean Devlin, Roland Emmerich; Stars: Will Smith, Bill Pullman, Jeff Goldblum, Mary McDonnell, Judd Hirsch, Robert Loggia, Randy Quaid, Margaret Colin, Vivica A. Fox, James Rebhorn, Harvey Fierstein)
Alien invasion of earth demands action from the White House and a thousand heart-tugging human stories.
Kamui: The Lone Ninja (Kamui Gaiden) (Country: Japan; Year: 2009; Director: Yoichi Sai; Writer: Sampei Shirato, Kankurô Kudô, Yoichi Sai; Stars: Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Koyuki, Kaoru Kobayashi, Kôichi Satô, Hideaki Ito, Sei Ashina, Ekin Cheng, Yuta Kanai, Naoyuki Morita, Shigeru Nakano, Suzuka Ohgo, Panta, Daisuke Ryû, Yukio Sakaguchi, Gorô Tamiya), Official Site
Ninja-tastic adaptation of the famous manga.
Vampires Vampires
Vampires and Transmission
Love Story 2050 (Country: Australia, India; Year: 2008; Director: Harry Baweja; Writer: Javed Akhtar, Harry Baweja, Bhavani Iyer, Mayur Puri, Karan Razdan, Prem Soni; Stars: Harman Baweja, Priyanka Chopra, Boman Irani, Archana Puran Singh, Amman Batala, Kurush Deboo, Candida Fernadies, Hartley Jackson, Karan Mehra, Mehezabeen Sarela, Dalip Tahil, Rachit Trehan, Harsh Vasisht)
Indian romance... with added robots and time travel.
Minority Report (Country: US; Year: 2002; Director: Steven Spielberg; Writer: Scott Frank, Jon Cohen, based on a short story by Philip K Dick; Stars: Tom Cruise, Colin Farrell, Samantha Morton, Max Von Sydow, Louis Smith, Peter Stormare, Tim Blake Nelson, Steve Harris, Neal McDonough, Patrick Kilpatrick, Jessica Capshaw, Richard Coca, Keith Campbell, Kirk BR Woller, Klea Scott, Frank Grillo)
Sci-fi thriller about cops who predict murder before it happens with the use of psychics.
Musashi: The Dream Of The Last Samurai (Miyamoto Musashi: Sôken ni haseru yume) (Country: Japan; Year: 2009; Director: Mizuho Nishikubo; Writer: Mamoru Oshii)
Anime documentary of swordfighting tactician Musashi Miyamoto.
Nothing (Country: Canada; Year: 2003; Director: Vincenzo Natali; Writer: Vincenzo Natali, Andrew Miller, David Hewlett, Andrew Lowery; Stars: David Hewlett, Andrew Miller, Gordon Pinsent, Marie-Josée Croze, Andrew Lowery, Elana Shilling, Soo Garay, Martin Roach, Angelo Tsarouchas, Rick Parker, Maurice Dean Wint), Official Site
Two pals find the world outside their home has completely disappeared.
Plug And Pray (Director: Jens Schnaze)
Documentary about pioneers in robotics... and what they hold for the future.
Depositarios Depositarios
Depositarios and Cargo
Redline (Country: Japan; Year: 2009; Director: Takeshi Koike)
Manga set at the bmost dangerous racing game in the universe.
Salute Of The Jugger (The Blood Of Heroes) (Country: Australia, US; Year: 1989; Director: David Webb Peoples; Writer: David Webb Peoples; Stars: Rutger Hauer, Delroy Lindo, Anna Katarina, Vincent D'Onofrio, Gandhi MacIntyre, Justin Monjo, Aaron Martin, Joan Chen, Casey Huang, Quang Dinh, John Doumtsis, John Biro, Brian Cawley, Gino Terranova, Cecilia Wong)
Futuristic football tale with Mad Max menances.
Screamers (Country: Canada, US, Japan; Year: 1995; Director: Christian Duguay; Writer: Philip K. Dick, Dan O'Bannon, Miguel Tejada-Flores; Stars: Peter Weller, Roy Dupuis, Jennifer Rubin, Andrew Lauer, Charles Edwin Powell, Ron White, Michael Caloz, Liliana Komorowska, Jason Cavalier, Leni Parker, Sylvain Massé, Bruce Boa, Tom Berry, Henry Ramer), Official Site
Mankind's greatest weapon - a race of self-replicating killing devices - becomes our greatest enemy.
Splice (Country: Canada, France, US; Year: 2009; Director: Vincenzo Natali; Writer: Vincenzo Natali, Antoinette Terry Bryant, Doug Taylor; Stars: Adrien Brody, Sarah Polley, David Hewlett, Delphine Chanéac, Abigail Chu, Brandon McGibbon, Amanda Brugel, Stephanie Baird), Official Site, Trailer
An experiment gets out of control after scientists go on the run with their human-animal hybrid creation.
Starship Troopers (Country: US; Year: 1997; Director: Paul Verhoeven; Writer: Edward Neumeier, based on the book by Robert A Heinlein.; Stars: Casper Van Dien, Dina Meyer, Denise Richards, Jake Busey, Neil Patrick Harris, Michael Ironside, Clancy Brown, Patrick Muldoon)
A small group of friends join the war effort to save the Earth from alien attack. Do you want to know more?
Independence Day Independence Day
Independence Day and Minority Report
Tajomaru (Country: Japan; Year: 2009; Director: Hiroyuki Nakano; Writer: Ryunosuke Akutagawa, Shinichi Ichikawa, Mataichirô Yamamoto; Stars: Shun Oguri, Yuki Shibamoto, Kei Tanaka, Kyôsuke Yabe, Hiroyuki Ikeuchi, Hirotarô Honda, Hiroki Matsukata, Masaomi Kondo, Kenichi Hagiwara, Gou Ayano, Takamasa Suga, Yoshiyuki Yamaguchi)
Whoever kills the bandit Tajomaru inherits his name, which spells trouble for a young royal.
Test Pilota Pirxa (Country: Poland, Soviet Union; Year: 1978; Director: Marek Piestrak; Writer: Stanislaw Lem, Marek Piestrak, Vladimir Valutskiy; Stars: Sergei Desnitsky, Boleslaw Abart, Vladimir Ivashov, Aleksandr Kaidanovsky, Zbigniew Lesien, Ferdynand Matysik, Igor Przegrodzki, Tõnu Saar, Zygmunt Bielawski, Janusz Bylczynski, Adam Cieslak, Edmund Fetting, Józef Fryzlewicz, Marek Idzinski, Mieczyslaw Janowski)
The commander of his spaceship discovers one of his crew members is a robot... but which one?
TiMER (Country: USA; Year: 2009; Director: Jac Schaeffer; Writer: Jac Schaeffer; Stars: Emma Caulfield, Michelle Borth, John Patrick Amedori, Desmond Harrington, JoBeth Williams, Kali Rocha), Official Site
What would you do if you had a device that told you when you would meet your romantic destiny?
Tokyo Gore School (Gakkô ura saito) (Country: Japan; Year: 2009; Director: Yôhei Fukuda; Writer: Yôhei Fukuda, Kiyoshi Yamamoto; Stars: Masato Hyûgaji, Takafumi Imai, Kenta Itogi, Shinwa Kataoka, Kôhei Kuroda, Shion Machida, Shôichi Matsuda, Mikiya, Masanori Mizuno, Nako Mizusawa, Makoto Sakamoto, Shun'ya Shiraishi, Sôtarô, Yusuke Yamada), Official Site
A high school teen stumbles upon a sinsiter violent game spreading through the classrooms of Japan.
Transmission (Adás) (Country: Hungary; Year: 2009; Director: Roland Vranik; Writer: András Barta, Roland Vranik; Stars: Terhes Sándor, Rátóti Zoltán, Hajduk Károly, Wéber Kata, Kerekes Éva, Becker Hanna, Kóródi Boróka, Lengyel Ferenc, Thróczy Szabolcs)
As the airwaves fall dead and communication systems become useless, three brothers try to survive.
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1 and Earthling
The Unearthly (Country: US; Year: 1957; Director: Boris Petroff; Writer: Jane Mann, John D.F. Black; Stars: John Carradine, Myron Healey, Allison Hayes, Marilyn Buferd, Arthur Batanides, Sally Todd, Tor Johnson, Roy Gordon, Guy Prescott, Raymond Guta, Harry Fleer, Gloria Petroff, Paul McWilliams, Karl Johnson)
A crazed doctor experiments on his patients in a bid for eternal youth.
Vampires (Country: Belgium; Year: 2009; Director: Vincent Lannoo; Writer: Frédérique Broos, Vincent Lannoo; Stars: Carlo Ferrante, Vera Van Dooren, Pierre Pognay, Fleur Lise Hevet, Benedicte Bantuelle, Selma Alaoui, Baptiste Sornin, Paul Ahmarani, Alexandra Kamp, Julien Dore)
Mockumentary about a family of vampires.
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