The tribulations of mercenary and loner Hugo Cornelius Toorop. Accepting to escort Aurora from Eastern Europe to New York for a Mafia job, Toorop discovers that the young woman is being used as a guinea pig by researchers. She turns out to be the object of multiple and dangerous interests, as she carries a virus that is capable of wiping out the entire human race. Criminal networks aiming at new biotechnological markets and post-millenarian sects who dream of genetically creating a new Messiah set out on their trail.
An adaptation Maurice G. Dantec’s novel Babylon Babies.
|original title:||Babylon A.D.|
|country:||France, United States, Czech Republic|
|sales agent:||StudioCanal, 20th Century Fox (US)|
|directed by:||Mathieu Kassovitz|
|release date:||FR 20/08/2008, BE 27/08/2008, UK 29/08/2008, PT 04/09/2008, AT 11/09/2008, DE 11/09/2008, ES 19/09/2008, NL 25/09/2008, FI 03/10/2008, IT 03/08/2008, NO 03/10/2008, RO 20/03/2009|
|screenplay:||Eric Besnard, Mathieu Kassovitz|
|cast:||Vin Diesel, Michelle Yeoh, Mélanie Thierry, Gérard Depardieu, Mark Strong, Jamel Debbouze, Jérôme Le Banner|
|cinematography by:||Thierry Arbogast|
|producer:||Alain Goldman, Mathieu Kassovitz|
|production:||MNP Entreprise, M6 Films, Okko Production, 20th Century Fox (US)|