The Thaw

The Thaw

DVD (Wide Screen / Subtitled)

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The Thaw

A team of ecology students led by a famous environmental advocate discovers that some secrets are better left buried when they unearth the perfectly preserved remains of a frozen wooly mammoth and discover that an ancient parasite has been incubating inside the beast for centuries. Dr. David Krupien (Val Kilmer) is examining a melting ice cap in the Arctic when he unearths a prehistoric specimen the likes of which researchers have never seen. Elated by the possibilities of such a remarkable find, Dr. Krupien hastily summons four of his brightest students to the base to take part in the excavation. But something isn't right; soon after extracting the massive prehistoric creature from the ice, the students are besieged by a swarm of unidentified insects that burrow deep into the flesh, and lay eggs in their host to reproduce. With each new infection, the prospect of containing the parasitic bane decreases. Now, stranded in the Arctic with their numbers quickly dwindling, the desperate students realize that their only hope of preventing the parasite from reaching the general population is to quarantine the base, even if it costs them their lives.

Product Details

Release Date: 10/06/2009
UPC: 0031398114369
Original Release: 2009
Rating: R
Source: Lions Gate
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound]
Time: 1:34:00
Sales rank: 59,550

Special Features

Closed Caption; ; Behind the Scenes; Ghost House Micro Video featuring Winds of Plague; Trailer Gallery

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Val Kilmer Dr. David Kruipen
Martha MacIsaac Evelyn Kruipen
Aaron Ashmore Atom Galen
Anne Marie De Luise Jane
Kyle Schmid Federico Fulce
Steph Song Ling Chen

Technical Credits
Mark A. Lewis Director,Screenwriter
Trent Carlson Producer
Blake Corbet Executive Producer
Candice Elzinga Casting
Ian Goggins Executive Producer
Stephen Hegyes Executive Producer
Jan Kiesser Cinematographer
Heidi Levitt Casting
Michael W. Lewis Screenwriter
Michael Neilson Score Composer
Rob Neilson Editor,Producer
Brad Pelman Executive Producer
Amanda Spring Co-producer
Mary Anne Waterhouse Producer
Ki Wight Associate Producer
Shawn Williamson Executive Producer
Michael Norman Wong Production Designer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Thaw
1. Catastrophic Warnings [5:00]
2. Invitation [5:05]
3. Change of Plans [4:54]
4. Arrival [6:07]
5. The Lab [4:59]
6. Calling Dad [4:35]
7. Who's Here? [8:06]
8. Jane [5:21]
9. Field Station [4:45]
10. Eggs [6:24]
11. Getting Worse [4:48]
12. Notebook [5:37]
13. Into the Lab [8:30]
14. Precaution [5:26]
15. Quarantine [7:36]
16. Credits [6:39]

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