PG-13 | | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
After being rescued and brought to an island, a man discovers that its inhabitants are experimental animals being turned into strange-looking humans, all of it the work of a visionary doctor.
David Thewlis skipped the premeire. He has said the experience was so negative that he vowed never to watch the finished movie.
I have seen the devil in my microscope, and I have chained him.
After witnessing the birth (24 min into the movie), Aissa guides Douglas to the beach. As they run through the forest, the light coming through the trees casts long shadows for the characters, yet as they emerge onto the beach they have no shadows at all.
$9,101,987 (USA) (23 August 1996)
$27,663,982 (USA) (1 November 1996)