DEMONIC Interview: Neill Blomkamp On Combining Science Fiction With Supernatural Horror The first contact in District 9, Neill Blomkamp’s powerful first feature film, turns out to be different than we might anticipate. The aliens stranded on a spaceship on the skyline of Johannesburg, South Africa, are malnourished, dirty, and without direction. Eventually their temporary refuge turns into a dangerous slum, making their presence an absolute nuisance to the human residents of said city. The echoes of apartheid resonate in the images.

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