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FILM DETAILS
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Cast
Nathan Fillion
Gina Torres
Alan Tudyk
Adam Baldwin
Morena Baccarin
Summer Glau
Chiwetel Ejiofor
Directors
Joss Whedon
Screenwriters
Joss Whedon
Running Time
119 minutes

Serenity
Smart, thrilling, sexy and beautifully realised; Joss Whedon at his finest.


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Serenity

Plot
Mal Reynolds (Fillion) is captain of the space craft Serenity, home to a nomadic crew of mercenaries whose relative tranquillity has been disturbed by their taking on Dr. Simon Tam (Sean Maher) and his troubled sister, River (Glau). River is caught up in a conspiracy involving galactic superpower The Alliance, and they’ll stop at nothing to get her back


Verdict
If you’re a novice, this is a plucky introduction to Whedon’s world and the most fun sci-fi of the year. If you’re a devotee, this is the magnificent return you’ve been praying for.


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