REPO! THE GENETIC OPERA
Our first episode of the Extra Unordinary is now REMASTERED to not sound like a complete garbage fire. Host Addison and guest Steven talk about Repo! The Genetic Opera, a dystopian goth punk rock opera that dispute (or because of) it’s insane description worked so well it became an instant cult favorite and has stayed relevant ten years after it’s initial release.
Directed by: Darren Lynn Bousman
Written by: Darren Smith and Terrance Zdunich
Release Date: November 7, 2008
Starring: Alexa Vega, Paul Sorvino, Anthony Stewart Head, Sarah Brightman, Paris Hilton, Bill Moseley, Nivek Ogre, and Terrance Zdunich
Produced By: Twisted Pictures
Distributed By: Lionsgate
In the not so distant future, 17-year-old Shiloh Wallace is curious girl who wants to explore the world but is kept isolated by her father Nathan due to a mysterious illness passed down by her deceased mother, Marni. GeneCo, a megacorporation that capitalized on a genocidal illness by opting for organ donations and later to went on profit from extreme cosmetic surgery, owner Rotti Largo is terminally ill and extremely disappointed in his children. Not over the fact Marni left him for Nathan, Rotti sets off to make Shiloh the official heir to the Geneco fortune, but in a world run by Rotti there is always a price.