The COVID-19 pandemic or corona virus presents a massive panic in the minds of all people in the world. How not, the virus called originated from Wuhan, China is spreading so quickly from one victim to another.This scenario is reminiscent of several film titles on a similar theme. And one of the titles that is currently being crowded into public comparison is the CONTAGION that aired in 2011 ago.The film directed by Steven Soderbergh is starring a series of famous Hollywood actors and actresses, such as Gwyneth Paltrow (as Beth Emhoff), Matt Damon (Mitch Emhoff) and many others. The story is very similar to the corona virus pandemic that we are experiencing today.
1. ‘CONTAGION’ Story Plot
Berth Emhoff (Gwyneth) has just returned from his business trip to Hong Kong to his home in Minneapolis. Upon arrival at home, he suddenly convulsed and then fainted. The husband, Mitch Emhoff (Matt) then took him to the hospital, but Berth’s life could no longer be saved.After returning home, it was discovered that her step child, Clark, also died with similar symptoms. Mitch was then isolated by the authorities, but it was discovered that he had not contracted the mysterious disease. On the other hand, the spread of this virus began to spread so quickly.
To the extent that the entire state of Chicago was locked down. As a result, theft and looting are inevitable.Health experts and researchers then began to conduct deeper investigations about this deadly infectious disease. In fact, there are indications that the deadly virus is a biological weapon that was deliberately created by irresponsible people to create chaos.
2. Since It Was First Called Might Be Occur
CONTAGION tells of so many characters, including victims and those who are desperately trying to find a vaccine. When the film was released, Laurie Garrett, a film consultant who wrote a book titled ‘The Coming Plague’, stated that the plot of the film was partly fantasy, partly reality and entirely possible.Even so, this film is just one example of the many films associated with a virus pandemic like this. Most are fiction films, such as the spread of viruses that make humans turn into zombie forces.Has any of KLovers watched a CONTAGION movie or other similar pandemic-themed films?