The Quiet Earth
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In a tour-de-force sci-fi story with only three main characters, Kiwi director Geoffrey Murphy creates an interesting dynamic nuanced with shades of mysticism. When scientist Zac Hobson (Bruno Lawrence) experiments with a radical new power source -- a band of energy that would circle the planet -- the project goes awry and apparently wipes out all living creatures (they vanish without a trace). At first Zac adjusts by indulging himself in some of his materialistic desires, but he soon starts a serious search for other signs of human life. He discovers it in New Zealand in the form of Joanne… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 63%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"For such a low-budget film, it is beautifully photographed and contains some inspired, yet deceptively simple visual effects."
‑ Felix Gonzalez Jr., DVD Review
"Destaca-se de outros projetos similares por concentrar-se principalmente nos efeitos psicológicos do isolamento sobre o protagonista."
‑ Pablo Villaca, Cinema em Cena
"a cult classic of the good variety"
‑ Christopher Null,
"It unfolds like a particularly cool episode of The Twilight Zone and it keeps the apocalypse interesting up to and including the deliciously ambiguous finale."
‑ Scott Weinberg,
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