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‘The infection cannot be contained’
Dark Island is a 2010 Canadian science fiction horror film about a team of soldiers and scientists who go to a remote island, the site of bio-weapons research, after losing contact with the staff there.

Directed by Sam Gorski and Niko Pueringer, making their feature film debut. Produced by Shaked Berenson, Todd Brown, Patrick Ewald, Eric Raymond Lim, Rob O’Brien and Laura Schartner.

The E&E Films production stars Jai Koutrae, Victoria Floro, Zero Kazama, Robert O’Brien, Mary Christina Brown, Rodney Wiseman, Eric Raymond Lim, Andrew Benjamin, Marc Rita and Mark Edward Lewis.


After losing contact with its researchers on a remote island, a military corporation hires a group of scientists and soldiers to find out what went wrong. When they arrive, the team quickly discovers that experiments performed on the island have unleashed a powerful and deadly entity that will stop at nothing to destroy them all…


“There’s plenty of edge-of-the-seat action at closure and still enough time to deliver a reveal to turn events, leaving things up in the air with a suitably sinister twist.” Ballistic Blood Bullets

” …that smoke monster is a visually thrilling entity when it’s on the screen chasing after people and evaporating them. If only it had more screen time. Cheaper, I suppose, to paint characters pale, have them drip black ooze, and run around with black contact lenses doing a zombie riff […] The make-up is fine and all; I just wanted more wanton smoke monster attacks and less zombie fu.” 1/5 Dread Central

” …the film’s plot involving the party fleeing from the cloud of black smoke and the fight for an antidote is simply not interesting enough, nor directed with enough tension. The plot has also been designed to keep throwing in twists […] but these become increasingly more preposterous in the story’s need to keep compounding things.” Moria

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