With the Coronavirus at the heart of the news, everyone is panicking. At the same time, the 2011 Contagion film is experiencing renewed interest.
Since we know that a Chinese virus is lying around , paranoia has been watching us . Added to this is also a renewed interest in Contagion , a film released in 2011. In a few days, the feature arrived in the ranking of best sellers in the USA.
The Coronavirus is still just as scary. Its spread has also had an impact on film sales. Thus, in the United States, the film Contagion has climbed to the top 10 of the best sales on iTunes! A nice comeback that seems to be due to panic around the virus.
This Thursday, January 30, the film therefore passed just above “Judy” and “Rocketman” . However, this slightly outdated fashion thriller dates from 2011. Even if it has aged badly, Contagion displays a rather remarkable cast with Jude Law, Gwyneth Paltrow, Marion Cotillard or Matt Damon .
THE CONTAGION MOVIE IN THE SPOTLIGHT WITH THE CORONAVIRUS
Do you want to immerse yourself in this epidemic film? We set the scene for you: the film opens on Hong-Kong, which will become the home of a deadly virus . It was in this metropolis that Gwyneth Paltrow lost her life while she was on a business trip. In no time, the virus spreads worldwide and Jude Law embarked on a race against the clock to find an antidote, alongside Kate Winslet and Laurence Fishburne. This film is therefore reminiscent of the Coronavirus, which appeared in Wuhan in China.
Already at the time, the scientific community considered the plot to be entirely credible. It is therefore impossible not to draw a parallel with the news around the Coronavirus . Some even see it as a premonition . What is certain is that today the film rivals much more recent films. He flirts with “Joker” , “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” and even “Parasite” . Elsewhere in the world, the film enjoyed a second popularity. We saw him climb to the top 25 in Germany. In France, success is not there. He did not even exceed the top 100…