Ill: Final Contagium is a 2019 Italian anthology horror feature film produced by Domiziano Cristopharo (Deep Web; POE 4: The Black Cat; Virus: Extreme Contamination; et al) collecting together the work of directors “who are characterized by working from an authorial and irreverent perspective”: Chilean Lucio A. Rojas (Trauma, 2017), Lorenzo Dante Zanoni (‘Caetophofia’ segment of A Taste of Phobia, 2018) and Kai E. Bogatzki (Scars of Xavier, 2017).
The anthology segments are:
Contagium: Written by Lucio A. Rojas along with the actress Ximena del Solar, a regular contributor to his films, tells of the beginning of a global pandemic originated by the macabre experiment of a military scientist. Starring Felipe Ríos, Ximena del Solar and Rayloren Mata.
Gully: Zanoni introduces us to the calvary of a young man who, as a result of his ambition, is the victim of a painful metamorphosis. Stars Tommaso Arnaldi.
The Body: Cristopharo delves into the martyrdom suffered by a woman obsessed with beauty and who resorts to a home cosmetic surgery in order to save money. Stars Chiara Pavoni.
The Cabin: Bogatzki concludes the story initiated by Rojas by presenting the viewer with the vision of a post-apocalyptic era in which money becomes the only means that can allow the infected to stay alive. Stars Max Evans.