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The Quiet Earth (1985)

Directed by


Starring
Bruno Lawrence Bruno Lawrence
Zac Hobson


Written by
Bruno Lawrence Bruno Lawrence
(written by)
Sam Pillsbury Sam Pillsbury
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An overlooked cult science fiction gem

4 years ago at Jan 15 14:36
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An enigmatic, overlooked cult science fiction film originating from New Zealand, 1985's The Quiet Earth presents its own unique spin on the recognisable "last man on Earth" premise, and the end result is definitely not for the average mainstream movie-goer. Adapted from the 1981 novel of the same name by New Zealand native Craig Harrison, The Quiet Earth was produced on a shoestring budget with li... read more
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A man named Zac Hobson awakens to find himself alone in the world. In a desperate attempt to search for others, he finds only two who have their own agenda.
Release date: 18 October 1985
Tags: Drama (6), Sci-fi (5), New Zealand (3), (3), Death (2), Scifi (2), 1980s (2), 1985 (2), Cemetery (2), Cathedral (2), Apocalypse (2), Fight (2), Rain (2), Radio (2), Post Apocalypse (2), Costume (2), Gas Station (2), Telephone Call (2), Desertion (2), Minimal Cast (2)
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An overlooked cult science fiction gem

“An enigmatic, overlooked cult science fiction film originating from New Zealand, 1985's The Quiet Earth presents its own unique spin on the recognisable "last man on Earth" premise, and the end result is definitely not for the average mainstream movie-goer. Adapted from the 1981 novel of the same name by New Zealand native Craig Harrison, The Quiet Earth was produced on a shoestring budget with limited resources, yet this vision of a post-apocalyptic world is lyrical and haunting, beset with creative set designs and compelling ideas, while the narrative is capably driven by a small cast of sublime performers. Those seeking a tidy, Hollywood-esque science fiction action-adventure are advised to look elsewhere, as The Quiet Earth is the type of daring independent movie that could only be pro” read more

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