The story of Cargo takes place on rusty space-freighter KASSANDRA on its way to Station 42. The young medic Laura is the only one awake on board while the rest of the crew lies frozen in hibernation sleep. In 4 months Laura’s shift will be over.
During her daily patrols, through the eerily empty ship, Laura begins to get the feeling that she is not alone on-board. A discovery mission in the dark and ice-cold cargo hold ends in catastrophe. The remainder of the crew is awakened. A cat and mouse game begins in which nothing is what it seems. What lies hidden in the strange freight containers and who, or what, is also on-board? —SXSW
While it makes painfully obvious the fact that it's visually (and, to an extent, thematically) influenced by the likes of Blade Runner and The Matrix, it's one of the most underrated sci-fi films of the 00s. The lack of proper character development is one of the film's most relevant flaws, although it barely impacts its quality.
A solid and virtually unknown sci-fi thriller that can hold its own with films coming from the big H and even surpasses many shallow action flicks both in scope and storytelling. The films draws a… read review