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Abiogenesis (2011)

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In this breathtaking science fiction spectacle, a strange mechanical device lands on a desolate world and uses the planet to undergo a startling transformation, that has profound implications for an entire galaxy.

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Richard Mans
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At a far-off, barren and lifeless star, somewhere in the deep and cold space, an oblong self-contained metal pod begins the landing procedure, on a mission to bring a vital and radical change. Suddenly, from the inside, four terraforming machines scatter to the four corners of the planet in search of its natural resources, and after a while, they return to unite with the vessel. Now, everything is ready for the land's astounding transformation. Written by Nick Riganas

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The animation is breathtaking....
2 February 2013 | by MartinHaferSee all my reviews

I have been going to the theater on a pilgrimage for quite a few years now each January-February to see the annual showings of the Best Animated and Best Live Action Shorts. I am lucky enough to live in one of the few places in the country that shows it each year. And, along with the nominated films, they usually show several commended films--animated films which didn't make the final cut but which are well worth seeing.

"Abiogenesis" is unusual in that it comes from New Zealand. You don't normally see animated films from this country in these special showings--and after seeing this film I sure hope we see more. That's because the animation is really breathtaking--and possibly better than the nominated films in this department. However, there isn't much in the way of story. So, while interesting, it's much more a film you see for the artistry than for the story. But, when they look this good, I say see this film!!


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26 May 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Abiogénesis See more »

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Dolby Digital (Dolby 5.1)

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Color

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2.35 : 1
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