Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||Brian Trenchard-Smith|
|Screenplay by||Jason Bourque|
|Running time||92 minutes|
The plot is centered around a colossal blast of heavily chilled mesosphere air, spreading over the Earth after a solar eclipse combined with the effects of environmental pollution caused a hole in the ozone layer. The catastrophic event threatens to engulf the entire world in ice. As Hobart, Tasmania, is hit by the cold front with temperatures of below -70 degrees Fahrenheit, causing people to die almost instantaneously, physicist Jack Tait (Michael Shanks) tries to find a solution while protecting his family.
- Michael Shanks as Jack Tait
- Alexandra Davies as Emma Tait
- Alan Andrews as Harold
- Saskia Hampele as Dr Zoe Quinn
- Indiana Evans as Naomi Tait
- Judith Baribeau as Tammy
- Bruce Davison as Winslaw
- Bodane Hatton as Jarrod
- Anne McCaffery as Samantha
- Stan Gottschalk as General
- Isabel Hoysted as Marlene
- Nick Falk as Brent
The film was shot in Tasmania. The executive producer is Antony I. Ginnane, whose venture IFM/Filmways was responsible for the film release in Australia and New Zealand. The other executive producers are Tom Berry and Pierre David.
- "Arctic Blast to premiere at Canadian fest". Encore. Retrieved 24 December 2010.
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