The Quiet Earth

The Quiet Earth
Show More

Comments (12)

Anonymous picture
John

Very well done film. Bruno Laurence was fantastic. His reaction to the event was authentic. Really connected with his struggle.

Anonymous picture
bogdan

Compelling, finely tuned. I remember this playing at my local rep theatre (remember those) but I never saw it. A clever thought provoking movie that just shows you don't need a bazillion dollars to do some classic sci-fi. Like reading a good Harlon Ellison short story.

Anonymous picture
Maureen

Sure, the tech is dated now in 2018, it was made in 1985. This was back before everything was CGI. I always find these thought-provoking. How would any of us react in such a situation? Nice twist at the end, I didn't expect that.

Anonymous picture
C

I love apocalyptic movies. This was good but it felt a bit too dated and a bit too low budget and I felt pulled out of the experience. This film is begging for a remake with a more fantastic set location (Austin or Chicago perhaps) and more emotional angst from the lead.

Anonymous picture
A

Enjoyed it. The music/score was really good. Yeah, countless iterations on this theme but worth viewing till the end.

Anonymous picture
Jose

What a tight little "what if" that covers ground done by other similar movies (looking at you Will Smith) but with more heart. "God it's good to see someone. Um hmm", what a GREAT scene!

Anonymous picture
Gianna

More of a Donnie Darko ending than a Planet of the Apes ending like I expected, but breathtaking nonetheless. Plot of a typical sci-fi schlock, but aesthetics, locations, and tongue-in-cheek (?) religious references make it worth a watch.

Anonymous picture
Ted

Wonderfull! The beach scene reminded me of another scene, probably a tribute, from the Jodie Foster film where she crosses the universe to meet a higher form of alien life. This is more imaginative if you take into account its time frame.

Anonymous picture
Jose

Hey, good point man!

Anonymous picture
Karina

I enjoyed it!

Anonymous picture
claudette

This is a brilliant and gorgeous film!!!

Anonymous picture
Berenice

Enjoyed it even though the plot was a very familiar one.

Related videos

Smash Palace
Al Shaw's life revolves around motor racing and his back country junkyard, the "Smash Palace". His French wife, Jacqui, doesn't appreciate the lack of attention due to Al's obsession with cars. When Al finds her in the arms of another man, he takes his daughter, Georgie and heads for the…
Crush
Infatuation and manipulation enter the lives of an adolescent and her father because of the arrival of a reckless femme fatale. A piercing modern fable entwining the lives of an awkward adolescent girl, a malevolent femme fatale, a wheelchair-ridden critic and a once successful novelist, Crush inhabits an unspoilt landscape…
Goodbye Pork Pie
Two young men set out on a thousand-mile escapade in a tiny, yellow, stolen car. Goodbye Pork Pie is the exciting story of two very different young men - and of their incredible (and often very funny) thousand mile journey in a very small, stolen, yellow car.Gerry is young and…
Mauri
Mauri is the story of Rewi, a man haunted by a past which threatens to engulf his future. The story is set among the colourful characters of a once thriving settlement, Te Mata, upon whom the encroachment by Europeans spells disaster. Now isolated by lack of numbers, time and distance,…
Ngati
In a remote seaside village, a stranger becomes involved in public and personal crises.
The Rain of the Children
A woman walks between the worlds of the living and the dead in search of her lost children. Vincent Ward weaves drama with documentary to unravel the extraordinary story of Puhi, the Tuhoe woman he filmed in 1978 for his early film In Spring One Plants Alone. He attempts to…
Vigil
Vigil is the first ever film from New Zealand to compete in Cannes (1984). Winner of the Best Film award at the Madrid Film Festival it is the first feature film of 30 year-old Vincent Ward. Vigil is a powerful atmospheric drama set in a primeval valley where four characters…
Kitchen Sink
A woman finds something quaint in her kitchen sink and feels strangely captivated towards it... KITCHEN SINK is an original and full-blooded short film that combines humor with surrealism and leads the viewer towards the fantasy of horror.
High Maintenance
Jane is unhappy with her dull husband and monotonous marriage. Thankfully in the near-future, satisfaction is guaranteed and upgrades are always available. Winner of Talent Movie of the Week at the Berlin International Film Festival, "Delta's Fly-In Movies" Film Contest at the Sundance Film Festival, and the Silver Medal at…
Once Were Warriors
Maori couple Jake and Beth Heke are deeply in love, but Jake's alcoholic-fueled rage turns into domestic violence that threatens to tear their family apart. As their home life grows increasingly dangerous, Beth must do all she can to protect their three children. Set against the backdrop of traditional tribal…
A Medieval Odyssey: The Navigator
A visionary boy leads five men from the 14th Century into a 20th Century city. Their quest: to save their village before sunrise. It is Cumbria 1348, the year of the Black Death. A medieval mining village lives in fear of the advancing plague. Griffin's older brother Connor returns from…
The Orator
The Orator (O Le Tulafale) is a contemporary drama about courage, forgiveness and love. Small in stature and humble, Saili lives a simple life with his beloved wife and daughter in an isolated, traditional village in the islands of Samoa. Forced to protect his land and family, Saili must face…