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A military-engineered virus, released during a plane crash, kills the entire human population. The only survivors are scientists in Antarctica, who desperately try to find a cure and save what is left of the planet from further destruction.
The entire world is a graveyard
Also Known As:
Day of Resurrection
Title: Fukkatsu No Hi
Release Date: October 18, 2008
Runtime: 156 mins
All Genres: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Languages: Japanese, English, French, German
IMDB Rating: 6.2
Brimstone Pit Rating: 7.2 - (Rate This Horror Movie)
Category: Horror Movies Starting With F
MPAA Rating: PG
Masao Kusakari ...Doctor Shuzo yoshizumi
Tsunehiko Watase ...yasuo Tatsuno
Isao Natsuyagi ...Commander Nakanishi (as Isao Natsuki)
Sonny Chiba ...Doctor yamauchi (as Shin'ici Chiba)
Kensaku Morita ...Ryuji Sanazawa
Toshiyuki Nagashima ...Akimasa Matsuo
Haruki Kadokawa ...Team Member - Showa Station
Chu Takatsuki ...Team Member - Showa Station
Takeshige Hatanaka ...Team Member - Showa Station
Riki Gonoue ...Team Member - Showa Station
Eiji yuki ...Team Member - Showa Station
George Kennedy ...Admiral Conway
Bo Svenson ...Major Carter
Stephanie Faulkner ...Sarah Baker
Julie Khaner ...Secretary - Palmer Station
Danielle Schneider ...Secretary - Palmer Station
Laura Pennington ...Secretary - Palmer Station
Diane Lasko ...Secretary - Palmer Station
Patricia Rego ...Secretary - Palmer Station (as Patto Rego)
Nicholas Campbell ...Radio Operator - Palmer Station
Chris Wiggins ...Doctor Borodinov
John Evans ...Captain Nevsky
Olivia Hussey ...Marit
Joan Beldam ...Girl
Edward James Olmos ...Captain Lopez (as Edward J. Olmos)
Cec Linder ...Doctor Latour (as Cecil Linder)
Eve Crawford ...Doctor Irma Ollich
Jon Granik ...Doctor Turowicz
Ara Hovanessian ...Major Giron
Ted Follows ...Doctor Baines
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"You Are Love (Toujours Gai Mon Cher)"
More Movie Taglines:
- The entire world is a graveyard
- 863 people were not so lucky... they survived.
- Autumn 1982: Mankind has been wiped out except 863 persons on Antarctica.
- Who will inherit the Earth?
- A story of survival and resurrection.
- [last lines] Yoshizumi: Life is wonderful.
[explaining why a Soviet nuclear missile is aimed at the American polar station] Captain Nevsky: The United States had no particular monopoly on idiots.
President Richardson: [about Senator Barkley] You were my opponent in every political battle, but you were never... you were never my enemy.
Dr. Krause: You have a cold? Big Man: Oh it is nothing. Dr. Krause: If I were to open this ampoule to the air, you would be dead within three days.
Ensign Smirnov - Submarine T232: I have a responsibility to my men! Captain McCloud - HMS Nereid: You have a higher responsibility.
- Haruki Kadokawa was the heir to a major publishing empire. He entered the film business in the mid-1970s with some high profile features. This was to be his big breakthrough in the international market. He tried to insure its success by casting some U.S. stars and doing major international promotion (under the international title "Virus"). It became a major failure. Although it may have had some special showings in the United States, it did not receive a general release. It was sold directly to pay-tv in an edited 108 minute version.
Haruki Kadokawa originally wanted John Frankenheimer to direct this film.
This film gained some international publicity when a Swedish ship, the MS Lindblad Explorer, transporting a production unit to Antartica for location shooting, struck a submerged reef and almost sunk. Passengers were rescued by Chilean navy ships.
The Chilean Navy gave strong support in filming this movie. The two submarines that appear in some scenes are in fact the same one, the CNS Simpson.
Interior shots for the two submarines were filmed aboard the Canadian submarine HMCS Okanagan. One of her officers also has a small role in the film.
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