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A for Andromeda (2006)

In the Yorkshire Dales, a group of scientists receive radio signals from the Andromeda Galaxy. Once decoded, these give them a computer program that can design a human clone. One physicist ... See full summary »

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John Strickland

Writers:

John Elliot (screenplay), Richard Fell (adaptation) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Tom Hardy ... John Fleming
Charlie Cox ... Dennis Bridger
Kelly Reilly ... Christine Jones / Andromeda
Jane Asher ... Professor Madeleine Dawnay
David Haig ... General Vandenberg
Colin Stinton ... Kaufman
Robert Gill Robert Gill ... Scientist
Thushani Weerasekera Thushani Weerasekera ... Teacher
Janet Spencer-Turner Janet Spencer-Turner ... Doctor
David Maybrick ... Orderly
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In the Yorkshire Dales, a group of scientists receive radio signals from the Andromeda Galaxy. Once decoded, these give them a computer program that can design a human clone. One physicist decides it is a Trojan horse and decides to destroy the computer. Written by Anonymous

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 March 2006 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

El proyecto Andrómeda See more »

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Stereo

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The production was broadcast live to mirror A for Andromeda (1961). The same was true of The Quatermass Experiment (2005), which was a remake of The Quatermass Experiment (1953). Both A for Andromeda (1961) and The Quatermass Experiment (1953) are acclaimed BBC science fiction serials which are largely missing from the archives. See more »

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Remake of A for Andromeda (1961) See more »

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Serviceable and intelligent first encounter movie
16 April 2019 | by robertemeraldSee all my reviews

A For Andromedia has a great story and good script, it is a work of intelligent science fiction. Science Fiction fans will have no problem getting through this work. The movie itself suffers for its low budget. The story needed to be projected forward in time. It's premise is on much safer ground in today's computing world than 2006, and would be even safer years from now. The movie needed a budget that reflected that. It comes across as a sort of play (or at least it did for me) which required my imagination and understanding to make it work. Face it, it's an intriguing idea for a movie. Working really hard are the cast, which is appreciated. One also has to appreciate the BBC, whom in this project, put their faith in cerebral sci fi. It certainly works, but could have had a better visual dimension, and if this story ever does, I'll certainly sign up for the reboot.


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