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Pure Rage: The Making of '28 Days Later' (2002)

Documentary about the making of Danny Boyle's end-of-the-world style horror movie, 28 Days Later.

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Lisa I'Anson ... Narrator (voice)
Andy Coghlan Andy Coghlan ... Himself, reporter, New Scientist Magazine
Brian Duerden Brian Duerden ... Himself, professor, Public Health & Leisure Support
Naomie Harris ... Herself
Danny Boyle ... Himself
Andrew Macdonald Andrew Macdonald ... Himself
John Stanford John Stanford ... Himself, professor, University College London
Cillian Murphy ... Himself
Brendan Gleeson ... Himself
Christopher Eccleston ... Himself
Megan Burns Megan Burns ... Herself
Henry Camilleri Henry Camilleri ... Himself, military advisor
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This made-for-tv documentary treats horror fans to a behind-the-scenes look at the making of "28 Days Later", about a band of survivors' struggle to stay alive after a killer virus has turned everyone into homicidal maniacs. Includes interviews with dirctor Danny Boyle, along with the cast and crew of the film, who share their experiences from working on the project, as well as discuss the special efforts that went into bringing it to completion. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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4 November 2002 (UK) See more »

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Pure Rage: The Making of '28 Days Later' See more »

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This featurette is featured on the 28 Days Later... (2002) DVD, released in 2003. See more »

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Basically the average special feature
22 November 2005 | by Polaris_DiBSee all my reviews

I don't buy DVDs for the extras, I buy them for the movies, but every now and then I do like to go through and see what else the DVD has to offer. This little documentary is featured on the special edition DVD of 28 Days Later... and calls itself a "making of", though it doesn't really seem to talk much about any actual production, but more about the thoughts and feelings the cast and crew share about their work and the effect the movie had on them...

...so it's basically the average special edition making-of documentary that doesn't really do anything.

That said, it does deserve a little bit of credit: the beginning and final lines of it could almost be said to be scarier than the movie itself, because it deals very straightforwardly with the impending doom of a pandemic and what effect that could have with us. While it still contains a lot of guesswork and mainly anxieties about such a situation, our world currently seems one constantly on the lookout for the next virus to arise and drastically reduce our masses. The discussions of the filmmakers and the footage of such things as hundreds of animal carcasses from hoof-and-mouth disease bring a sense of reality to the largely metaphorical movie it accompanies, which does in a sense really help us feel more terrified by the ideas presented in the film.

Too bad it didn't really stick with that vein, or at least go fully into the "making-of" premise it promised, else it might be really worth the price of the disc itself.

--PolarisDiB


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