What Does the Movie Mortal Engines Say? Who is in the Cast?
Mortal Engines is a science fiction film about a dystopian world inhabited by huge cities moving on the earth after a major disaster. The film is adapted from Philip Reeve's novel series of the same name. The film was directed by Christian Rivers, whose script was written by Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens and Peter Jackson. The film was released in 2018 and received mixed reviews from critics. Actors such as Hera Hilmar, Robert Sheehan and Hugo Weaving star in the film. The Mortal Engines movie will soon meet the audience on television screens.
What is the Big Disaster in the Movie?
The big disaster in the movie is a nuclear war caused by humanity. As a result of this war, the world was left in ruins and civilization collapsed. People have developed a new way of life to survive. Cities can now move on wheeled platforms. These cities prey on and absorb smaller towns for resources. This system is called “Human Cannibalism”.
Who are the Main Characters in the Movie?
The main characters in the movie are:
- Hester Shaw: A fugitive, Hester Shaw is a young woman who attempts to kill Thaddeus Valentine, the leader of London. Hester has a large scar on her face. This scar is from a blow Valentine gave him the night he killed his mother.
- Tom Natsworthy: Tom Natsworthy, a historian from London's lower classes, stops Hester when he sees her trying to kill Valentine. However, Valentine throws Tom and Hester out of the city. Tom and Hester are forced to act together to survive.
- Thaddeus Valentine: London's leader and chief engineer, Thaddeus Valentine is a man who researches and tries to use old technologies. Valentine is trying to rebuild the ancient weapons responsible for the great disaster.
- Anna Fang: Leader of the Anti-Cannibalism League, Anna Fang is a rebel leader who fights against mobile cities. Anna Fang has a flying ship and helps Tom and Hester.