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Mimic

  • Film
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Time Out says

The first US picture from the Mexican director of Cronos is a sci-fi thriller, fusing a dark, poetic allegory about the perils of genetic manipulation with grim, relentless, subterranean horror. Three years after scientists Sorvino and Northam save New York's children from a polio-like epidemic - by tampering with the DNA structure of the disease's main carrier, the ubiquitous cockroach - the results of their arrogant experiments come back to haunt them. Giant fast-evolving insects now lurk in the subway tunnels beneath the city, mimicking and preying upon their sometime predators, human beings. Uncompromising, subversive and occasionally perversely comic.
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Release Details

  • Duration:106 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Guillermo del Toro
  • Screenwriter:Matthew Robbins, Guillermo del Toro
  • Cast:
    • Mira Sorvino
    • Jeremy Northam
    • Alexander Goodwin
    • Giancarlo Giannini
    • Charles S Dutton
    • Josh Brolin
    • F Murray Abraham
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