Animal World

Animal World

Animal World

Chinese sci-fi comic adaptation with Michael Douglas as the mysterious host of a gambling party aboard the ship Destiny.

Kaisi (Yi Feng Li, Mr. Six) has racked up several million in debt, having borrowed money from his friends. Lured with the promise of writing it all off, Kaisi boards a mysterious gambling cruise. But when all the players start playing dirty, the game quickly deteriorates into mayhem and Kaisi must battle save his own skin.

2018Rating: MA15+, Strong violence129 minsChinaMandarin with English subtitles
ActionScience FictionWorld Cinema
Director:
Yan Han ('Go Away Mr Tumour', 'First Time')
Writer:
Yan Han
Cast:
Yi Feng LiDongyu ZhouMichael Douglas

Animal World / Reviews

The Guardian

The Guardian

...it’s extremely nerdy stuff, however many killer clown fantasy sequences are dropped in.

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Screen Daily

Screen Daily

It's a scenario that is realised in extravagant fashion by writer-director Han Yan, whose heightened sensibility oscillates between dazzling and dizzying, often in the same elaborately designed sequence.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

Drawing equally from the altered-reality universes of comic books and video games, Animal World is an exciting if disjointed mash of ideas and emotions.

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