|release date||January 8 2010|
|director||Peter and Michael Spierig|
|writer||Peter and Michael Spierig|
|starring||Ethan Hawke, Sam Neill, Willem Dafoe, Claudia Karvan, Michael Dorman, Vince Colosimo|
|trailer 1||Trailer #1|
SynopsisEdward Dalton is a researcher in the year 2019, in which an unknown plague has transformed the world's population into vampires. As the human population nears extinction, vampires must capture and farm every remaining human, or find a blood substitute before time runs out. However, a covert group of vampires makes a remarkable discovery, one which has the power to save the human race.
It has been five long years since the Spierig brothers hit the US with their indie zombie film Undead, which Lionsgate dumped in limited theaters before its eventual DVD release. The Australian directors quickly has their first major studio release greenlit, entitled Daybreakers, which finally has its world premiere at the Midnight Madness portion of the Toronto International Film Festival. While I was a big fan of Undead, I really wanted to see what the duo did next before I made my judgment on how talented the Spierig brothers where; was it a fluke? Daybreakers is not only a fun film, but an ambitious display of filmmaking that shows just how good a movie can be on a small budget (again). …Read More