When a man named Tolbiac awakens to find himself naked, disoriented and trapped somewhere deep underground, he begins an epic journey through a labyrinth of tunnels and dark caverns on his way toward the surface.
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I know that when I wake up from the primordial ooze I'm not particularly in the mood to solve puzzles. I hit the snooze button a couple of times, take a shower. Also, I don't particularly like being chased by monsters or talk to French people. Not my cup of tea.
It gets some credit for attempting big budget SF ideas on a shoestring budget with passable results. The tree theme is unusual and there are inspired moments such as when Tolbiac's animal urges overwhelm the Botanist -- it's constructed with an unsettling ambiguity that put me on edge. But there's a problem when the elaborate constructs of the SF world are cliched, irrelevant detours from the central punchline. Meh.
Even though I didn't particularly like the shaky-camera-thingy (which is apparently very popular these days) at the very beginning or couple of moments, when the mid-production level became very obvious, I absolutely LOVED the claustrophobic, post-cataclysmic atmosphere, the social implications and the übermensch character. Btw, Pandorum is the total rip-off :P