- UK / US
- 1h 55min
- Directed by: Alex Garland
- Cast: Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Gina Rodriguez, Tessa Thompson, Oscar Isaac
- UK release: 12 March 2018
Lena (Portman) is a biologist with a military background who joins an all-female expedition led by Leigh as they investigate ‘The Shimmer’, an area which has been impacted by a meteor and which keeps growing in size. The dreamy ambience of Jeff VanderMeer’s book is intact, but Garland keeps up an intense mood of looming danger and thrilling discovery.
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Reviews & features
Annihilation5 Mar 2018
Alex Garland follows the acclaimed Ex Machina with another thrilling sci-fi vision
British writer-director Alex Garland has adapted the first part of Jeff VanderMeer's Southern Reach trilogy from memory, after reading the novel just once. The result is a visually eerie creative explosion packed full of grand ideas that recall…
Annihilation (teaser trailer)
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