Animal World

Animal World

(Dongwu shijie)
(2018)

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

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.Hide

  • Directed by Yan Han ('Go Away Mr Tumour', 'First Time')

    Starring Yi Feng Li, Dongyu Zhou, Michael Douglas

    Written by Yan Han (based on the comic 'Tobaku mokushiroku Kaiji' by Nobuyaki Fukumoto)

    • Action, Science Fiction, World Cinema
    • 129mins
    • Rating: M Violence, offensive language & content that may disturb
    • Mandarin with English subtitles
    • China

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  • 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. Full Review

  • 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. Full Review

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