Timelock (film)

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Directed by Robert Munic
Starring Maryam d'Abo, Arye Gross, Jeffrey Meek, Ricco Ross, Jeff Speakman
Music by Marco Marinangeli
Edited byAmanda I. Kirpaul
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CountryUnited States

Timelock is a science fiction film of 1996 directed by Robert Munic, starring Maryam d'Abo.



The film is set in another galaxy in the year 2251. Dangerous criminals from Earth are kept at Alpha 4, a penal colony on an asteroid, in cryonic suspension. There is chaos when the computer system is hit with a virus, and the men in storage wake up and gain control of the complex, led by McMasters (Jeff Speakman). He plans a break-out, hiring the co-pilot of the prison transport shuttle and planning to kill its captain, Jessie Teegs (Maryam d'Abo). However, she proves hard to kill and teams up with a petty thief and computer hacker, Riley (Arye Gross), who has been delivered to Alpha 4 by mistake, to fight McMasters for survival. After Wilson is killed in a random act of violence by one of the inmates, McMasters needs Teegs as a pilot and captures her, trying to force her to fly the ship out for him. There is a complication because the ship can't fly without a program stored on a disk which is missing. However, Riley rescues Teegs, they find the disk, and escape with the shuttle, leaving the convicts with no way out. [1]



  1. Fraser A. Sherman, Cyborgs, Santa Claus and Satan: Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films, p. 179

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