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The Kovak Box (2006)

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A sci-fi writer (Hutton) is invited to an island for a conference, only to discover that he's become lured into a trap.

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Cast

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David Norton
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Silvia Mendez
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Frank Kovak
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Jane Graham (as Georgia MacKenzie)
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Jaume
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Kathy
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Judy
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Man with Umbilical Cord
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Lift Passenger
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CNW Announcer
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Keith Bartlett ...
Admirer
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Telecinco Announcer
Jorge Bosch ...
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Consulate Employee
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Storyline

A sci-fi writer (Hutton) is invited to an island for a conference, only to discover that he's become lured into a trap.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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You're trapped... and you don't even know it.


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Rated R for some violent and disturbing content, language and brief nudity | See all certifications »
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12 January 2007 (Spain)  »

Also Known As:

A Caixa Kovak  »

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Goofs

The amount of froth in David's bottle varies during his conversation with Silvia at the bar. See more »

Quotes

David: In a world where scientist compete against each other to give birth to the first human clone, and entere populations can be annihilated without a single brick being damaged, question is: Can we really still write science-fiction?
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Connections

References Nanook of the North (1922) See more »

Soundtracks

Gloomy Sunday
(Original Title: Szomorú Vasárnap)
Music by Rezsö Seress
Lyrics by László Jávor
English Lyrics by Sam Lewis (as Sam M. Lewis)
Adapted for The Kovak Box (2006) by Roque Baños
Performed by Lucía Jiménez
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A good movie
4 August 2007 | by (Spain) – See all my reviews

I don't agree with some reviews here . Really this is a movie with an original screenplay that keep suspense throughout all the movie , something that so many Hollywood movies don't achieve even if they try . The music soundtrack is excellent, by Spanish composer Roque Baños, and Timothy Hutton does a fantastic job in this film. This is a good genre film and as that it fully achieves its goals. David Kelly does a fantastic job too in his role . The director is Daniel Monzón , previously a movie critic for Fotogramas magazine and this is his 3rd movie as a director . In resume , this movie don't pretend to be nothing but a genre movie. And as that it succeeds.


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