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Your father says your adopted....
on 26 February 2014
Set in the near future, a falsely convicted ex-government agent has one chance at obtaining freedom.
He must undertake a dangerous mission to rescue the President's daughter from rioting convicts.
At an outer space maximum-security prison.......
So basically the film is the rejected 'Escape From Space' idea of sorts they had in the late nineties, and Guy Pearce is a mix of McClane, Plisskin, and Ryback, but at least the film is fun.
Coming from the house of Besson, if you follow his brand of action films, right back to Kiss Of the Dragon, you know what to expect, and this is no different.
The effects are pretty lame, but this film is all about the bad guys, and the banter between Snow and The first Daughter.
The script can be poor at times, but the one-liners are something that Willis would be proud of, and the film is claustrophobic enough to keep it on the right side of tense.
It's flawed in many ways, and as i've already said, you may get deja vu seeing this, because it's 'inspired' by so many films.
But as those films are very god anyway, this passes the time with ease.