Summary: Dr. Robert Morgan is a lonely survivor of a plague that infected the world's population, killing everyone and turning the dead into zombies. Morgan locks himself in his home at night and kills vampires during the day. He believes he is the only survivor until one day he sees a girl who runs away from him.
If this sounds familiar, it's because this movie is based on the same book as Will Smith's I Am Legend.
The movie expresses many themes about homosapians or mankind. Our mortality as a species can
Easily be destroyed, as Dinosaurs, who once roamed the Earth. We are as vulnerable to germs and
Disease, as all mammals and the plant kingdom, as well.
Socialogical studies, should also, be studied. Here, the movie emphasizes, that humans, are social
animals, the desire for Dr. Morgan, to have a companion, even a stray dog, indicates Man’s need for
Companionship, it expresses the point, that man desires self worth, and that he cannot live, unless
He or she, are recognized, by others, of his own species.
The ending, expresses, evolution, of how one species survives through adaptation, rather than death.
Finally, the evolutionary trait of survival of the fitiest, prevails, as the last man on earth, is eventually
Killed. I enjoyed this film, very well…. It still compels me to think, about our struggle to survive…
Gary A. Andersen
It looks like this is the first film version of the novel.
Very well done it is too.
Strangely the low quality of the condition of the film adds to the aesthetic effect.
Why do they keep remaking films and ‘improving’ nothing?
Based on the book, the last person is a legend – the last of its kind. Just as how zombies are a legend now, in the book they are the only race left and the last human is a legend that zombies might tell their kids about.