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Thursday, March 12, 2020

"Contagion"



"Contagion" is the 2011 virus pandemic thriller, directed by Steven Soderbergh, starring Marion Cotillard, Matt Damon, Laurence Fishburne, Jude Law, Gwyneth Paltrow, Kate Winslet and Jennifer Ehle:


The film follows the spread of a pandemic virus and attempts by medical researchers and public health officials to identify and contain the disease, the loss of social order and finally the introduction of a vaccine to halt its spread.


"...returning from a business trip in the Far East, 'Beth Emhoff' has a layover in Chicago to have sex with a former lover. Two days later, in her family home in suburban Minneapolis, she collapses with seizures. Her husband, 'Mitch', rushes her to the hospital, but she dies of an unknown cause. Mitch returns home and finds that his stepson 'Clark' has died from a similar disease. Mitch is put in isolation but is found to be immune, released and returned home to his teenage daughter 'Jory'.



"In Atlanta, representatives of the 'DHS' meet with 'Dr. Ellis Cheever' of the 'CDC and express fears that the disease is a 'bioweapon'..."



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