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Survivalist, The


UK 2015, 104 minutes
Dir. Stephen Fingleton
Rating: [R18] Violence, sex scenes, nudity & content that may disturb
Genres: Science Fiction, Suspense / Adventure

Topics: Post-Apocalyptic.


Synopsis: In a kill-or-be-killed world where starvation is rife and strangers are always dangerous, one man lives off the grid, and by his wits. When a starving woman and her teenage daughter discover his forest refuge, his loneliness drives him to overcome his suspicion and strike a bargain with them in return for bed and board. But as desire becomes stronger than necessity, the exchange becomes an uneasy, ongoing arrangement which threatens not only his carefully constructed world but also his life.

“The physical suspense is all but unbearable: a sexualised hunger, fear and need. Fingleton writes and directs with gusto and flair.”~Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian

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