CUBE

Cube Trailer

Related Programs

CFC Features

Year

1997

Synopsis

In this psychological thriller, six people awake from their daily lives to find they are imprisoned in a deadly maze - an enigmatic cube with which they must match wits in order to survive. Slowly, the group discovers that each hold a key to unlocking this diabolical puzzle. But as the mathematical formula for escape begins to reveal itself, the real enemy rises from within and survival is threatened by the same human weaknesses that created the CUBE.

writer(s)

Vincenzo Natali, Andre Bijelic and Graeme Manson

producer(s)

Mehra Meh & Betty Orr

Director

Vincenzo Natali

Festivals:

  • Toronto International Film Festival – September 1997
    • Best First Canadian Feature
  • Sudbury Cinefest Film Festival – September 1997
    • Best Ontario Film
  • Vancouver International Film Festival –October 1997
  • Sundance Film Festival (Midnight in the Park Program) – January 1998
  • Berlin Film Festival (Forum Section) – February 1998
  • International Festival of Sci-Fi & Fantasy (Mexico) – July 1998
    • Awarded Grand Jury Prize
  • Edinburgh International Film Festival – August 1998
  • Sitges Film Festival (Spain) – October 1998
    • Awarded: Best Film, Best Screenplay
  • Gerardmaer Fantasy Film Festival (France) – January 1999
    • Awarded: Grand Jury Prize, Critics Award, Audience Award
  • Fantasporto Film Festival (Portugal) – March 1999
    • Awarded: Best Film, Best Special F/X, Audience Award
  • Brussels Fantasy Film Festival (Fantasy, Thriller & Sci-Fi) – April 1999
    • Awarded: Jury Award

Awards:

  • Genie Award Nominations(1998):
    • Editing
    • Art Direction/Production Design
    • Music/Original Score
    • Overall Sound
    • Sound Editing
    • Claude Jutra Award
  • Canadian Society of Cinematographers Awards (1999)
    • Awarded Best Cinematography