Invasion (movie, 2007)

Invasion (movie, 2007)

Invasion and Invasion in Quebec ( The Invasion ) is an American film of science fiction directed by Oliver Hirschbiegel , released in 2007 .

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Based on the novel Invasion of the Body Snatchers by Jack Finney , this film is the fourth version of the movies.

Synopsis

Following the crash of a space shuttle on US soil, an unknown material lands on Earth . Paranoia will soon settle in the population; people who have come into contact with this matter are transformed during their sleep. On waking, their appearance is unchanged but they are not really the same, their character traits and their emotions are gone. Dr. Carol Bennel, raising her son Oliver alone, sees the world quickly change around her and tries, with the help of Ben, to discover the reasons for this epidemic. Together, they try to escape this army of infected who tries to convert them and recover Oliver, apparently immune, but sent for a weekend at his father, one of the first to s’

Technical sheet

  • Original title: The Invasion
  • French title: Invasion
  • Quebec title: The Invasion
  • Director: Oliver Hirschbiegel
  • Scenario: David Kajganich , based on Jack Finney’s novel
  • Sets: Jack Fisk
  • Costumes: Jacqueline West
  • Editing: Hans Funck and Joel Negron
  • Music: John Ottman
  • Production: Joel Silver
  • Production company: Vertigo Entertainment
  • Distribution Company: Warner Bros.
  • Country of origin: United States
  • Original language: English
  • Format: Color – 35mm – 1.85: 1 – Dolby SR + Dolby SR-DTS and SDDS sound
  • Genre: science fiction
  • Duration: 98 minutes
  • Release dates:
    • United States :
    • France :
    • Belgium :

Distribution

  • Nicole Kidman (VF: Danièle Douet , VQ: Anne Bédard ) : Carol Bennell
  • Daniel Craig (VF: Eric Herson-Macarel , VQ: Daniel Picard ) : Ben Driscoll
  • Jeremy Northam (VF: Patrice Baudrier , VQ: Pierre Auger ) : Tucker Kaufman
  • Jackson Bond (VF: Leo Caruso ; VQ: Leo Caron ) : Oliver
  • Jeffrey Wright (VF: Jean-Louis Faure ; DV: Manuel Tadros )Dr. Stephen Galeano
  • Veronica Cartwright (VF: Patricia Jeanneau , VQ: Johanne Garneau) : Wendy Lenk
  • Josef Sommer (VQ: Claude Préfontaine )r Henryk Belicec
  • Celia Weston (VQ: Louise Remy ) : Ludmilla Belicec
  • Roger Rees (VF: Miglen Mirtchev ; VQ: Vincent Davy ) : Yorish
  • Eric Benjamin : Gene
  • Susan Floyd : Pam
  • Malin Åkerman : Autumn
  • Joanna Merlin : Joan Kaufman

Production

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Post-production

The first version of the film was completed in 2006. The editing of Oliver Hirschbiegel hardly satisfies Warner, who decides to engage Larry and Andy Wachowski to rewrite the script and James McTeigue to direct the new scenes. The film finally released in 2007 1 .

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Box office

In the United States

Weekend of receipts plurality
August 17 to 19, 2007 $ 5,951,409 $ 5,951,409
August 24 to 26, 2007 $ 3,093,428 $ 11,468,121
August 31 to September 2, 2007 $ 1,166,052 $ 13,778,007

In France

Week of Entrance plurality
October 17 to 23, 2007 90,547 90,547
October 24 to 30, 2007 51,298 141,845
In Paris
Week of Entrance plurality
October 17 to 23, 2007 29,434 29,434
October 24 to 30, 2007 18,394 47,828

Around the film

  • This is the third time Daniel Craig and Jeffrey Wright have shared the poster after Casino Royale in 2006 and Quantum of Solace in 2008.
  • Actress Veronica Cartwright had also played in the 1978 version .

See also

  • The Invasion of the Profaners , Jack Finney theoriginal novel published in 1955 in the United States

Adaptations

  • 1956 : The Invasion of the Desecrators of Burials , directed by Don Siegel
  • 1978 : The Invasion of the Desecrators , directed by Philip Kaufman
  • 1993 : Body Snatchers , directed by Abel Ferrara

Notes and references

  1. ↑ ” Invasion (2007) – trivia ”  [ archive ] , on IMDb (accessed March 28, 2016 )

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