About the film
slum street gang mutation south africa johannesburg south africa transformation dystopia genetics government satire alien prawn mockumentary alternate history racism metamorphosis xenophobia internment camp alien technology segregation private military company based on short film
Release Date: August 05, 2009
|Slogan||:||«You are not welcome here.»|
|Production Companies||:||WingNut Films, TriStar Pictures, Key Creatives, Block / Hanson, Canadian Film or Video Production Tax Credit (CPTC), The Department of Trade and Industry of South Africa, QED International, District 9, New Zealand Post Digital and Visual Effects Grant|
|Producers||:||Peter Jackson, Philippa Boyens, Carolynne Cunningham, Michael S. Murphey, Paul Hanson, Bill Block, Elliot Ferwerda, Ken Kamins, Dries Scholtz, Miranda Rivers, Denton Douglas, Trishia Downie, Gayle Munro, Kristie Breslin, Mark Brooke, Steven St. Arnaud, Daphne Bezem, Jennifer Loughnan, N'Cee Van Heerden, Grant Bensley, Helen Clare, Peti Nohotima, Janine Alexander, Diana Nkata, Thulani Ngcwade, Gail Van Niekerk, Peter Ndifon, Spannies Spangenberg, Rezina Wahed, Natalia Voorslag, Shane Meyer, Michael Mycielski, Sizwe Nxumalo, Robert Steenpoorte, Richard Cuthbert, Rachel Gilkison, Tshepo Mandlazi, Muzi Mondi, Simphiwe Ndulula, Zolani Mbambo, Lwazi Nodada, Kholisile Vinqi, Bronwen Stewart, Greg Fell, Archibald Nkwana, Todd Steiner, Lesedi Siswana, Tshidi Ntsoko, Pierre Pelser, Gert Van Niekerk, Darren Sigley, Jeremy Vinden, Henry de Villiers, Jimmy Davies, Gabe Page, Josanne Tane, Rudolf Pohorsky, Gabriella Fish, Nick Cleverley, Wendy Bambro-Tilyard, Tracey Morgan, Thomas Lishi, Paul Gobo, Danielle Prestidge, Juliette Davis|
|Writers||:||Neill Blomkamp, Terri Tatchell|
Thirty years ago, aliens arrive on Earth. Not to conquer or give aid, but to find refuge from their dying planet. Separated from humans in a South African area called District 9, the aliens are managed by Multi-National United, which is unconcerned with the aliens' welfare but will do anything to master their advanced technology. When a company field agent contracts a mysterious virus that begins to alter his DNA, there is only one place he can hide: District 9.