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Aftershock (2008)

In the minutes, hours and days after Wellington is struck by a magnitude 8.2 earthquake and subsequent tsunami, this drama depicts several parallel plotlines of people faced with different dilemmas in their fight for survival.

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Graeme Tetley
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Cast

Credited cast:
Adam Armstrong Adam Armstrong ... Michael
Monique Bree Monique Bree ... Janice
Christopher Brougham Christopher Brougham ... Operations Manager (as Chris Brougham)
Hamish Brown Hamish Brown ... Dizzie
Amalia Calder Amalia Calder ... Reporter
Kip Chapman ... Pete
Lucy Buick Constable Lucy Buick Constable ... Jo
Jaxson Cook Jaxson Cook ... Extra (as Jason Cook)
Terri De'ath Terri De'ath ... Joan
Kerina Deas Kerina Deas ... Health Rep
Nick Dunbar ... Mirimar Volunteer
Lucy Edwards Lucy Edwards ... Screaming woman
Taungaroa Emile ... Diabetic
Simon Ferry Simon Ferry ... Frank
David Geary David Geary ... Fire Rep
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In the minutes, hours and days after Wellington is struck by a magnitude 8.2 earthquake and subsequent tsunami, this drama depicts several parallel plotlines of people faced with different dilemmas in their fight for survival.

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Country:

New Zealand

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 October 2008 (New Zealand) See more »

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Due to the inclusion of "news bulletins" and "interviews", the New Zealand Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management had to pre-warn people that the film was a dramatization, just in case people switched to it and thought an actual earthquake had hit Wellington. See more »

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Compelling earthquake disaster film
22 July 2019 | by MacGroovyJMSee all my reviews

Considering this is a made for TV movie, the acting and sets were actually pretty good. Definitely a low budget film, but they play to their strengths and keep the sets small so the disaster scenes look credible. The few cgi tv news reels could have been better (i.e using real footage) but it didn't take up too much air time. The separate storylines were compelling and credible. The ending "1 year since quake" interviews could have been better.


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