R | | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
6 complete strangers of widely varying personality characteristics are involuntarily placed in an endless maze containing deadly traps.
Director Vincenzo Natali went to high school with actor David Hewlett. Moreover, Hewlett recommended that Natali cast Andrew Miller as Kazan. Hewlett had previously worked with Miller in a play.
We've been going in circles.
Quentin: That can't be.
Worth: Where are we?
Leaven: I don't know.
Quentin: Where are we?
Leaven: *You* figure it out! You haven't done anything! All you do is freak out, you murderer!
Quentin: I guess you were right, Worth. There is no way out of here.
Quentin: Get away from me...
Quentin beats Worth brutally with a boot, clearly ready to kill him or at least to knock him out. However, Worth stands up again with only one bruise under his right eye, a single scratch, and a stream of blood running from his ear. These are what Star Trek fans call "tasteful wounds," referring to Captain Kirk frequently receiving a thin slice of blood across the cheekbone, chest, or shoulder.
$57,147 13 September 1998
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