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A for Andromeda (2006)

In the Yorkshire Dales, a group of scientists receive radio signals from the Andromeda Galaxy. Once decoded, these give them a computer program that can design a human clone. One physicist ... See full summary »

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John Strickland

Writers:

John Elliot (screenplay), Richard Fell (adaptation) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Tom Hardy ... John Fleming
Charlie Cox ... Dennis Bridger
Kelly Reilly ... Christine Jones / Andromeda
Jane Asher ... Professor Madeleine Dawnay
David Haig ... General Vandenberg
Colin Stinton ... Kaufman
Robert Gill Robert Gill ... Scientist
Thushani Weerasekera Thushani Weerasekera ... Teacher
Janet Spencer-Turner Janet Spencer-Turner ... Doctor
David Maybrick ... Orderly
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In the Yorkshire Dales, a group of scientists receive radio signals from the Andromeda Galaxy. Once decoded, these give them a computer program that can design a human clone. One physicist decides it is a Trojan horse and decides to destroy the computer. Written by Anonymous

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 March 2006 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

El proyecto Andrómeda See more »

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Stereo

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The production was broadcast live to mirror A for Andromeda (1961). The same was true of The Quatermass Experiment (2005), which was a remake of The Quatermass Experiment (1953). Both A for Andromeda (1961) and The Quatermass Experiment (1953) are acclaimed BBC science fiction serials which are largely missing from the archives. See more »

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Decent TV Si-Fi
1 April 2006 | by mrg106See all my reviews

Despite some of the disparaging comments on here, I gave this a go and I think it was more than worth an hour and a half of my time. I enjoy Si-fi that's more based on ideas than SFX, and this was a prime (if somewhat truncated) example. I agree they could have done with more time but I didn't see anything wrong with the acting, Tom Hardy being particularly good. All in all very watchable stuff, which deals with issues from the more interesting end of science fiction..

p.s, paulj-murphy, I know you probably wanted to look smart but they didn't send any messages to Andromeda, they only conversed with the computer, which wasn't millions of light-years away after all...


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