Pick of The Week: Repo! The Genetic Opera!

Repo! The Genetic Opera?is a?2008?American?rock opera-musical film (which has developed a strong cult following much like ‘The Rock Horror Picture Show’)?and was directed by?Darren Lynn Bousman (Director of SAW 2-4). The film is based on a play written and composed by Darren Smith and?Terrance Zdunich.?

repo-the-genetic-opera-posterWhat’s it all about?
In the year 2056 – the not so distant future – an epidemic of organ failures devastates the planet. Out of the tragedy, a savior emerges: GeneCo, a biotech company that offers organ transplants, for a price. Those who miss their payments are scheduled for repossession and hunted by villainous Repo Men. In a world where surgery addicts are hooked on painkilling drugs and murder is sanctioned by law, a sheltered young girl searches for the cure to her own rare disease as well as information about her family’s mysterious history. After being sucked into the haunting world of GeneCo, she is unable to turn back, as all of her questions will be answered at the wildly anticipated spectacular event: The Genetic Opera.

The DVD, Blu-ray and an extended soundtrack will be released January 20, 2009.

Check out the trailer for the film below:

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