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Nightfall (2000)

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When a distant planet's six suns slowly disappear, the population is overwhelmed with fear and superstition.

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Gwyneth Gibby

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Isaac Asimov (story), John William Corrington (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Credited cast:
Jennifer Burns Jennifer Burns ... Illyra
Winsome Brown ... Sheerin
Joseph Hodge Joseph Hodge ... Metron
David Carradine ... Gnomen
Ashish Vidyarthi ... Kopton
Pradeep Singh Rawat ... Django
Tony Mirrcandani ... Mecco (as Tony Mirchandani)
Sushant Kumar Sushant Kumar ... Ensinn
Smita Hai Smita Hai ... Darkling Woman
Varun Vardhan Varun Vardhan ... Sand Searcher (as Varun Vaardhan)
Malini S. Paul Malini S. Paul ... Mob Woman
Lalith Sharma ... Vendor
Manosh Sen Gupta Manosh Sen Gupta ... Man in Slums
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
P.K. Iyengar P.K. Iyengar ... Old Man
Sarla Mahidara Sarla Mahidara ... Woman in Street
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When a distant planet's six suns slowly disappear, the population is overwhelmed with fear and superstition.

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USA

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English

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India

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Kopton: Lay waste this temple of sin. BRING BACK THE LIGHT!
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Why? Why, why, why? Why do only the talentless get to adapt Nightfall?
22 August 2003 | by Clive-SilasSee all my reviews

What is it about Nightfall that singles it out for appaling movie treatment? The original regularly tops lists of votes for the greatest science fiction short story ever written (not a judgement Asimov himself concurred with, by the way). Why does it only get filmed by people with no talent and no money? A bad film of Nightfall already got made in 1988. Why on earth would anybody remake *that*? Why doesn't someone say, "This is a good story. Why not lets make a good movie out of it?" instead of "Someone made a bad movie out of this, lets make another one." Isn't there a decent scriptwriter and a good director who both happen to be fans of Asimov?


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