“Do they look like just apes to you?” Malcolm (Jason Clarke)
Intelligent, bleak, emotional, allegorical, DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES builds on the potential of predecessor origin story, RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES.
Lights wink out, as the world slowly rotates, representing simultaneously the faltering of electricity, though more unsettlingly, also the extinguishing of human life. Ten years on, biotech corporation Gen-Sys’s foray into an experimental Alzheimer treatment trial has gone catastrophically awry: Not only creating super-smart apes, but unleashing a disease, nicknamed “Simian Flu”, eviscerating the global population. Anarchy followed in its wake for those survivors genetically immune. [To read more, click here.]
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