PREVIEW: Oxygen (15)

WHO’S IN IT?

Mélanie Laurent (Inglourious Basterds), Mathieu Amalric (The Diving Bell and the Butterfly), Malik Zidi (Poison Friends), Marc Saez (Day of Atonement), Laura Boujenah (Silhouettes), Eric Herson-Macarel (In the Beginning)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Alexandre Aja (Crawl), director, producer; Christie LeBlanc (film debut), writer; Brahim Chioua (Blue Is The Warmest Colour), Noémie Devide (Spring Breakers), Grégory Levasseur (P2) and Vincent Maraval (The Red Turtle), producers; Robin Coudert (Revenge), composer; Maxime Alexandre (Silent Hill: Revelation), cinematographer; Stéphane Roche (Persepolis), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

Elizabeth (Laurent) wakes up in a cryogenic chamber with no recollection of how she got there. With her oxygen supply quickly running out, she must race against time to find a way out…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

Genre filmmaker Alexandre Aja brings this long-in-development concept – which has seen actresses like Noomi Rapace and Anne Hathaway come and go – which utilises its claustrophobic setting for some intense sci-fi thrills.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

WEDNESDAY 12TH MAY 2021

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

STREAMING EXCLUSIVELY ON NETFLIX

 

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