Lost: Black Earth
full movie

Date released - July 17, 2004

About the movie

Where do I start with this movie? My first movie. A movie that would take five years of my life from conception to completion. A movie that had ecstatic highs and excruciating lows. An epic learning process from beginning to end. There are so many stories to tell that I've added other pages with little stories about the process. I'll keep adding more over time when I feel like reminiscing.

Technical   aspects

Filmed Format: Shot on Sony DV Cam Standard Definition 720x576 with Anamorphic 16:9 pixel aspect ratio

Post Format: Cropped to 2.35:1 ratio

Filmed Locations: Victoria Australia

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The Synopsis

Escaping a devastating assault on her space outpost, the N.O.H.A.Gen. scientist Myola Jackson (Marianthe Esse) finds herself uncontrollably drifting towards Earth in her damaged escape capsule.

Crashing on the shoreline of Austrasia, she awakens lost on a hostile post-apocalyptic world. Washed ashore, she is rescued by a Romid Warrior, Wez DeMillen (Jamie Wilson) and his son Gart (Dale DeSilva), who quickly discover the Kryslum aliens are in pursuit intent on her destruction.

To reach the safety of the coastal village of Dignity Bay, they embark on an epic journey through the broken landscape. They're joined by an eccentric hermit scientist recognized solely as Fergus (Peter Davies), who helps them rescue a Kryslum slave soldier they name José (Cameron Plant).

Collectively this band of misfits defeat the odds only to find that the folks of Dignity Bay are being held captive by the Kryslums. As it seems all hope is lost and chaos rules, they must battle through the final days of the black earth to allow a new dawn to rise.

Watch   it   with   Directors   Commentary

This audio commentary was recorded not long after the completion of the movie to give some insight as to what went on behind the scenes. I was still very young and naive to the whole industry and process. I've thought about recording a new commentary with 20 years of perspective. Maybe I will... Maybe I won't.

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