In 1914, a young man arrives at a remote island near the Antarctic Circle to take the post of weather observer only to find himself trapped in a watchtower besieged by deadly creatures which live in hiding on the island.
In 1914, just after of Franz Ferdinand's assassination that eventually caused World War I, a steamship approaches a desolate island on the edge of the Antarctic Circle, where a young nameless man is poised to take the post of weather observer, to live in solitude at the ends of the earth for an entire year until the arrival of his replacement. For the next twelve months, his entire world will consist of a deserted cabin, the surrounding sea, and dangerous strange beings that he discovers are sharing the island.Written by
Although not mentioned in the movie, in the book, Friend was a former fighter for the independence of Ireland who, unmotivated by the events of the Western World, decides to escape from society. See more »
The protagonist, a Brit, uses a Russian Mosin-Nagant military rifle he would have been unable to obtain at the time.
It may have been used as a stand-in for the similarly looking British Lee-Metford rifle, a likely choice to equip someone in his position. See more »
Very good. Not sure how it's going to reach it's target audience (as I merely stumbled across it, thinking it was something entirely different than it is). If you like, moody, atmospheric, solitary, creature features, then this is for you.
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