Sunday, March 15, 2009

Dante 01 Scorches Across the Screen: News, Movie Poster, and Trailer

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"Dante 01," from director Marc Caro (City of Lost Children) offers a new interpretation of the three circles of hell from the "Divine Comedy." Taking place within a futuristic psychiatric hospital the film promises to add elements of Japanese anime. Have a look at the first trailer here and prepare for the DVD release, April 21, 2009 (Twitch).

A full synopsis here...

Dante 01 is a space prison drifting in the suffocating atmosphere of the hostile planet called Dante. Inside, six of the most dangerous criminals of the surrounding worlds are used as guinea-pigs for obscure experiments. A resistance is organized around C├ęsar, a psychopath manipulator. But his authority is called into question by the arrival of Saint Georges, a mysterious prisoner possessed by a secret force which he will soon learn how to control. Using his power to face the hostility of his fellow prisoners and to release them from the maleficent attraction of Dante's hell Cesar will be shown visions that only the Gods can see (Twitch).

Release Date: April 21, 2009.

Rating: Restricted for violence, some disturbing images, language and brief nudity.

Director: Marc Caro.

Writer(s): Marc Caro, and Pierre Bordage.

Cast: Lamber Wilson, Linh Dan Pham, Simona Maicanescu, Dominique Pinon, Bruno Lochet, Francois Levantal, Gerald Laroche, and Francois Hadjit-Lazaro.

A teaser trailer...


Dante 01 at Twitchfilm

Dante 01 at IMDB

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Anonymous said...

Craig said...

This movie looks pretty good. I read the divine comedy during high school and I always love to see the interpretations people make of hell.

Michael Ross Allen said...

The "Divine Comedy," is one book I have not read. And this movie, which I saw recently is very hellish, and bizarre.