65 Million years ago, an asteroid hit planet Earth, destroying 75 percent of all species and ending the reign of the dinosaurs. Such an event can occur at any time –in millions of years or even tomorrow. In a complex docudrama, Armageddon – The Impact shows a struggle for survival. What would happen if geology’s worst catastrophe were to reoccur?
The film envisions the fate of various protagonists in France, USA, Mexico and Cameroon. How do they survive the impact and its dramatic aftermath? A conference of leading scholars provides documentary groundwork and connects fictional evidence with a suspenseful science thriller.