“Space sweepers“, also know as “Space Sweepers“In English or”Seungriho“In its original language, it is a film by South Korean filmmaker Jo Sung-hee, recognized for his work on” A Werewolf Boy. ” This is an ambitious space opera film that seems to have a huge budget for what it proposes, but in reality it is the opposite.
In comparison with Hollywood, the film had a humble budget of 21 million dollars. The movie is a visual spectacle that keeps the audience on the edge of their seats from start to finish. It’s a shame that “Space Sweepers“It is not released in theaters, because it is a perfect film to enjoy its effects on the big screen.
The story is told in the year 2092. The Earth has become almost uninhabitable, so that a chosen section of the population comes to reside in a second utopian home in the orbits, while the rest of humanity awaits a slow death on Earth or works as part of collection teams that recover space debris.
The story centers on one of those crews and on how their lives suddenly change when they meet a mysterious girl while fixing their boat after another life-threatening workday. Who is she? What does its end mean? Here we will answer these questions.
WHAT DOES THE END OF “SPACE SWEEPERS” MEAN?
In this bleak and dystopian world, a multinational organization called UTS serves as a rare source of light. The founder and CEO of the company, James Sullivan, seems to believe that life as we know it is coming to an end in the Earth. So you’ve built a temporary home for a select group of people in the orbits, with plans to eventually make that Mars be livable.
They have already started cultivating life on that planet by using a super plant called Tree of Life. As Sullivan reveals to a group of reporters from the Earth, UTS will soon announce the opening of a colony in Mars. Beyond this rosy panorama, the reality is somewhat different. UTS has been depleting the wealth and resources of the Earth while dumping radioactive materials on the planet.
Additionally, the company’s actions have caused many of the recent natural disasters. The film offers a look at the background of each of its four main characters, two of whom share history with Sullivan. Tae-ho is a former commander of the Space guard who rebelled against Sullivan and he resigned due to his innate morality.
Loses his adopted daughter Su-ni in a massive space crash and has been trying to bring her back ever since. The Captain jang I was part of a team anti-UTS and he came very close to murdering Sullivan. Tiger Park He’s a former drug lord who fled the Earth after being sentenced to death. Bubs he is the only non-human member of the crew. Former military robotShe wants to have a skin graft done to make her look like a human woman.
When this group of unequal personalities meet Dorothy for the first time, understandably believe the propaganda that UTS has been broadcasting about it. However, they eventually discover that she is not the bomb that UTS says it is. It is not even a robot. It is actually a human girl with nanobots state-of-the-art inside.
After he was diagnosed with an incurable disease, his father injected him with the nanobots. It was soon discovered that not only they cured the disease, but they also gave him incredible powers, including the ability to grow plants. UTS used it to create the Mars paradisiacal that they show in their propaganda. There is no super plant. It’s only through the abilities of Dorothy.
According to the claims of UTS, a terrorist organization called Black Fox has kidnapped Dorothy. Actually, Black Fox is an environmental organization that works closely with the father of Dorothy. His real name is Kang Kot-nim. Just as the members of Black Fox Before them, the crew realizes that Dorothy can potentially make the Earth be livable again with your skills.
The captain Jang called his ruinous ship Victory. She and her team discover that UTS has placed Cat-him and one hydrogen bomb inside the workers station called Factory. Sullivan plans to launch the Factory to Earth, knowing that the resulting explosion will wipe out all the people in the Earth. The crew members manage to rescue Cat-him and leave her with one of her scavenger friends.
Then they take the hydrogen bomb and they try to put enough distance between Victory and the Factory so that the latter is not within the explosion radius. Sullivan he tries to intercept them, wearing a mechanical combat suit. By the time you realize that Cat-him he’s not on the boat, it’s too late.
The bomb explodes, killing Sullivan. But luckily for the crew, a god-like entity is looking out for them. Cat-him He gets them out of the blast radius just in time, saving their lives. Agents UTS they killed the father of Cat-him. Members of the crew of Victory they are the closest thing to a family he has now. So yes, she is going to live with them.
With the help of Cat-him, Tae-ho can talk to Su-ni for the last time. Su-ni He’s already out of human reach, but this conversation helps him find closure and move on with his life. Bubs got the skin graft he wanted, while authorities are no longer pursuing Tiger.
All four are still scavengers, although their ship has evidently undergone several updates. Refering to Earth, the planet is healing with the help of Cat-him. New plants sprout every day and animals return. The movie begins with so much pessimism about the human capacity for self-destruction, but ends on an incredibly positive note.