R | | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Genetic engineers Clive Nicoli and Elsa Kast hope to achieve fame by successfully splicing together the DNA of different animals to create new hybrid animals for medical use.
While unlikely to have been intended as that, the movie is sometimes seen as an allegory about keeping pet primates. An incredibly intelligent animal that becomes frustrated into becoming a psychotic mess definitely is the same sad story as many captive chimps not raised by qualified experts.
Why the fuck did you make her in the first place? Huh? For the betterment of mankind? You never wanted a normal child because you were afraid of losing control.
The machine used to create Dren has Blastocyte Implantation on it. That is Carnegie Stage 3, the embryo would be Stage 1.
The cast credits and finally the title are scattered throughout the opening credits, instead of appearing consecutively.
Finnish and German Blu-rays are 108 min. versions. US and UK versions 104 min.
$7,385,277 6 June 2010