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Event Horizon
Laurence Fishburne and Sam Neill




Overview -
In this eerie science-fiction ghost story, an astrophysicist (Sam Neill), haunted by the memory of his wife's suicide, joins a rescue mission to salvage his life's work: the Event Horizon, a prototype spacecraft capable of faster-than-light travel that has been missing for seven years. Their arrival triggers contact with something beyond human experience--and more dangerous than ever imaginable. Similar in plot to Andrei Tarkovsky's eponymous screen adaptation of Stanislaw Lem's science-fiction novel SOLARIS, EVENT HORIZON provides some truly disturbing moments in its often potent combination of horror and sci-fi.

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Overview

In this eerie science-fiction ghost story, an astrophysicist (Sam Neill), haunted by the memory of his wife's suicide, joins a rescue mission to salvage his life's work: the Event Horizon, a prototype spacecraft capable of faster-than-light travel that has been missing for seven years. Their arrival triggers contact with something beyond human experience--and more dangerous than ever imaginable. Similar in plot to Andrei Tarkovsky's eponymous screen adaptation of Stanislaw Lem's science-fiction novel SOLARIS, EVENT HORIZON provides some truly disturbing moments in its often potent combination of horror and sci-fi.

Main Cast & Crew

Paul Anderson - Director
Laurence Fishburne
Sam Neill
Kathleen Quinlan
Joely Richardson
Richard T. Jones
Jack Noseworthy
Jason Isaacs
Sean Pertwee

 

Details

DVD Format
  • Format: DVD
  • Run Time: 97
  • Color Format: Color
  • UPC: 032429281074
  • Genre: Science Fiction
  • Rating: R (MPAA) (strong violence and gore, language and some nudity)
  • Release Date: January 1998

Related Categories:
Movies > Science-Fiction/Fantasy

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Reviews:
"...Visually staggering production design -- truly an event itself..." - 08/15/1997 USA Today, p.3D


"...The director, Paul Anderson, is a stylist to watch..." - 09/05/1997 Entertainment Weekly, p.54


"...It's especially well-cast....And Philip Eisner's script holds our interest..." - 08/15/1997 Los Angeles Times, p.F16

 

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