The Survivalist

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The Survivalist's deliberate pace pays gripping dividends with a tautly told post-apocalyptic drama that offers some uniquely thought-provoking twists.

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During a food shortage a survivalist lives off of a small plot of land in the forest. When two women show up looking for food and shelter, his existence is threatened.

Cast & Crew

Martin McCann
Survivalist
Olwen Fouéré
Kathryn
Andrew Simpson
Gaunt Man
Douglas Russell
The Snatcher
Ryan McParland
Leader of the Lost Boys
Robert Jones
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Arnaud Lannic
Executive Producer
Simon Lewis
Executive Producer
Nick Quested
Executive Producer
Andrew Reid
Executive Producer
Damien Elliott
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Critic Reviews for The Survivalist

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Audience Reviews for The Survivalist

  • Oct 09, 2017
    Really stunning. White knuckled gripping intensity. A very bare movie, minimal in characters, locations, and dialogue and yet far more raw in intensity than a big budget thriller. This is one of the top films of this genre, on par with The Road.
    _kelly . Super Reviewer
  • Sep 09, 2016
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    Anthony L Super Reviewer
  • Feb 16, 2016
    The story: a guy living in the woods during some hard times. That's pretty much it. But so beautifully told that what's laid bare before the end are considerations hardly on the page at all, such as what constitutes trust? And that, once given, it has an expiration date as well. Pretty good stuff. Well done.
    Kevin M. W Super Reviewer

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