Annihilation [videorecording] /

by Garland, Alex [screenwriter,]; Portman, Natalie [actor.]; Lee, Jennifer Jason [actor.]; Wong, Benedict [actor.]; VanderMeer, Jeff.
Material type: materialTypeLabelVisual materialPublisher: Hollywood, CA : Paramount, [2018]Description: 1 videodisc (115 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.Language note: In English, French, or Spanish with optional English, French, or Spanish subtitles.Closed-captioned.Uniform titles: Annihilation (Motion picture).Subject(s): Biologists -- Drama | Monsters -- Drama | VanderMeer, Jeff -- Film adaptations | Action and adventure films | Fantasy films | Film adaptations | Feature films | Fiction films | Video recordings for the hearing impairedCast: Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Benedict Wong, David Gyasi, Oscar Isaac.Summary: After her husband returns physically changed from a secret mission, a biologist decides to join a dangerous expedition into a zone where the laws of nature have been turned around.Other editions: Reproduction of (manifestation):: Annihilation
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After her husband (Oscar Isaac) barely returns alive from a secret expedition, biologist Lena (Natalie Portman) leads an anthropologist (Gina Rodriguez), a surveyor (Tessa Thompson), a linguist (Tuva Novotny), and a psychologist (Jennifer Jason Leigh) into a mysterious, expanding region called the Shimmer where evolution has taken a twisted turn. The all-female team must uncover the area’s monstrous secrets to save Lena’s husband and the world. Written and directed by Alex Garland. Based on the Nebula Award-winning novel of the same name by Jeff VanderMeer, which is the first in a trilogy. ~ Kaitlin Elise Miller, Rovi

Originally released as a motion picture in 2018.

In English, French, or Spanish with optional English, French, or Spanish subtitles.

Closed-captioned.

Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Benedict Wong, David Gyasi, Oscar Isaac.

Based on the novel by Jeff VanderMeer.

Wide screen 1.85:1.

After her husband returns physically changed from a secret mission, a biologist decides to join a dangerous expedition into a zone where the laws of nature have been turned around.

For private home use only.

MPAA rating: R.

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