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.
Well known as one of the last of the "old style" Hollwood directors, John Frankenheimer's gruff, dictatorial approach was radically different from Richard Stanley's and he soon alienated many of the cast, and especially the very experienced Australian crew, of whom he was often ... ...
Sayer of the Law:
To go on two legs is very hard. Perhaps four is better, anyway.
After witnessing the birth of the humanimal baby, Aissa guides Douglas to the beach while it is obviously night time. After leaving the beach and running through the forest, they come out to a waterfall where there is bright sunshine and blue skies.
The director's cut contains 4 extra minutes of footage including an expanded intro in the Java sea, a more gruesome end for 'The Father', and other small enhancements
Written and arranged by Blixa Bargeld, Mark Chung, F. M. Einheit, Alexander Hacke & N. U. Unruh (Copyright Freibank Music)
Performed by Einsturzende Neubauten
$9,101,987 (USA) (25 August 1996)
$27,663,982 (USA) (3 November 1996)
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