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Terra Formars (2016)

Not Rated | | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi | 29 April 2016 (Japan)
In an attempt to colonize Mars, 21st century scientists seed the planet with algae to absorb sun light and purify the atmosphere, and cockroaches who in turn spread the algae as they feed. ... See full summary »

Director:

Takashi Miike

Writers:

Kazuki Nakashima (screenplay), Yû Sasuga (manga) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Rila Fukushima ... Sakakibara
Rinko Kikuchi ... Asuka Moriki
Shun Oguri ... Ko Honda
Kane Kosugi ... God Lee
Takayuki Yamada ... Ichiro Hiruma
Hideaki Itô ... Shokichi Komachi
Emi Takei ... Nanao Akita
Masaya Katô ... Keisuke Dojima
Tomohisa Yamashita Tomohisa Yamashita ... Jim Muto
Kiyohiko Shibukawa Kiyohiko Shibukawa
Eiko Koike Eiko Koike ... Mina Obari
Ken'ichi Takitô Ken'ichi Takitô ... Shunji Tezuka
Mariko Shinoda Mariko Shinoda ... Sorae Osako
Megumi Morino
Rina Ohta Rina Ohta ... Maria Renjo
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In an attempt to colonize Mars, 21st century scientists seed the planet with algae to absorb sun light and purify the atmosphere, and cockroaches who in turn spread the algae as they feed. 500 years later, the first manned mission to Mars loses contact with Earth, and a second ship is sent to investigate. Written by Shaun Stanfield

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese | English

Release Date:

29 April 2016 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Terraformars See more »

Filming Locations:

Reykjavík, Iceland

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Tea Time Film See more »
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2.35 : 1
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Almost normal
4 May 2017 | by kosmaspSee all my reviews

So yeah it's a Miike movie, but it also feels almost normal. Kind of formulaic in a way. Something you can sort of predict and see where it's going. Which is a weird thing to say about a Miike movie. But here we are (again). It's still fun, if you let yourself into it and just enjoy it for what it is (Miike light?).

So just don't expect this to go far out (even though it is mainly in space or beyond) and just take the weird character mix. This is almost like a film like "Man with the Iron Fist". The one RZA made, which is kind of a dream some Teenagers might have had. You know, throw in some ridiculous characters, let them do their thing. It's way funnier than the one RZA made of course, but still not masterpiece and certainly not something Miike fans might have been hoping for ...


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