The sci-fi/thriller "Babylon AD" is written and directed by Mathieu Kassovitz. Inspired by a novel from Maurice Dantec, the story is set in the near future where a mercenary is responsible for delivering a young girl from Russia to Canada. Unfortunately, he finds out that she has been genetically manipulated by a dangerous synthetic virus, which if unleashed, will destroy the entire human race.
director: Mathieu Kassovitz
film cast: Vin Diesel, Melanie Thierry, Michelle Yeoh, Lambert Wilson, Mark Strong
distributor: Twentieth Century Fox
running time: 90 Mins
The future is anything but bright in Mathieu Kassovitz's grim action thriller, based on the novel Babylon's Babies by Maurice G Dantec. From its downbeat opening monologue - "Save the planet? What for?" - Babylon A.D.