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Splice (6-Oct-2009)

Director: Vincenzo Natali

Writers: Antoinette Terry Bryant; Vincenzo Natali; Doug Taylor

Music by: Cyrille Aufort

Producer: Steven Hoban

Keywords: Sci-Fi/Horror

Two genetic engineers seeking to pioneer a procedure creating new "hybrid" animals for their personal and professional gain experiment with human DNA.

ABSTRACT
Clive Nicoli and Elsa Kast, two prodigious scientists working for Newstead Pharmaceuticals, look to benefit humanity and become celebrities through the creation of "hybrid" animals from spliced DNA to be used for revolutionary medical testing. Fear of an adverse reaction from the world's governments and general public prompts Newstead management to call off their project; driven to realize their dream, however, Clive and Elsa take their mission one step further, splicing together human DNA to create a clandestine mutant child named Dren. Problems with Dren's behavior mount as she matures into adulthood, metastasizing into a potential catastrophe as her pace of evolution speeds up and she approaches sexual maturity.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Adrien Brody
Actor
14-Apr-1973   The Pianist
David Hewlett
Actor
18-Apr-1968   Dr. Rodney McKay on Stargate: Atlantis
Sarah Polley
Actor
8-Jan-1979   Road to Avonlea

CAST

Adrien Brody   ...   Clive Nicoli
Sarah Polley   ...   Elsa Kast
Delphine Chaneac   ...   Dren
Brandon McGibbon   ...   Gavin Nicoli
Simona Maicanescu   ...   Joan Chorot
David Hewlett   ...   William Barlow
Abigail Chu   ...   Child Dren

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