District 9 Movie Poster
District 9, a movie filmed in a faux-documentary style, hit cinemas Thursday night and has been attracting great reviews from across the web.
The sci-fi film was directed by Peter Jackson's protégé, Neill Blomkamp. District 9 originated as a 2005 Blomkamp short film called Alive in Joburg.
District 9, is filmed in a faux-documentary style and is one part South Africa apartheid history lesson and one part X-Files.
Without giving too much information away, watch the teaser trailer below:
Who's behind District 9 and how much did it cost?
Directed by : Neill Blomkamp Produced by : Peter Jackson,Bill Block,Ken Kamins,Paul Hanson,Elliot Ferwerda Written by : Neill Blomkamp,Terri Tatchell Starring : Jason Cope,Robert Hobbs,Sharlto Copley Music by : Clinton Shorter Cinematography : Trent Opaloch Studio : WingNut Films,QED International,Key Creatives,Wintergreen Productions Distributed by : TriStar Pictures Release date(s) : August 13, 2009 Running time : 112 minutes Country movie was shot in: South Africa Language : English Budget : $30 million