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.
Fiona Mahl described her audition as the worst she'd ever done. It consisted of making animal noises. Two weeks after telling her agent to never get her something like that again, she was cast as Sow Lady.
Tell them that I am the Law.
Sayer of the Law: Do not believe him! He is not the Law!
When Edward Douglas is rescued from the life-raft the shadows in the life-raft seem to indicate a different time than would be indicated by the position of the sun behind the rescuing boat. In fact if, as is implied, he can see the rescuing boat, the sun is in two completely different positions in the sky.
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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