Island of the Dead (2000 film)

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Island of the Dead
Island of the Dead FilmPoster.jpeg
Directed by Tim Southam
Produced by Shauna Shapiro Jackson
Christine Kavanagh
Peter Koper
Luciano Lisi
Bruce Weiss
Written by Peter Koper
Starring Malcolm McDowell
Talisa Soto
Bruce Ramsay
Kent McQuaid
Mos Def
Paul Hopkins
Tyrone Benskin
Michel Perron
Music by Gaëtan Gravel
Serge LaForest
Cinematography Daniel Jobin
Release dates
  • July 2000 (2000-07) (Fantasia International Film Festival)
Country United States
Language English

Island of the Dead is a 2000 horror film directed by Tim Southam and stars Malcolm McDowell.

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The story centers around a group of people that arrive at "Hart Island", which has recently been purchased by real estate tycoon "Rupert King" to build what he calls "Hope City", supposedly to help the poor and homeless of the city. The only problem is that the city of New York has been burying their unknown dead there since 1869. The group of people include King along with his personal assistant, a New York cop looking for a missing girl's body and some employees from the Department of Corrections with inmates used to bury the unknown dead.

Initially, the personal assistant goes missing after being attacked by what appears to be a swarm of aggressive flies. Later, he's found dead and badly decomposed. Large maggots feed on the corpse. The flies continue to attack, picking off the party one by one. When the group realizes the danger, they desperately try to escape.

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