The Survivalist

The Survivalist

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Cast:

Martin McCann
Mia Goth
Andrew Simpson
Douglas Russell
Ryan McParland

Producers:

Emily Corcoran
David Gilbery
Wayne Marc Godfrey
Kevin Harvey
Katy Jackson
Robert Jones
Arnaud Lannic
Simon Lewis
Nick Quested
Andrew Reid
Natascha Wharton

Writer:

Stephen Fingleton

Director:

Stephen Fingleton

Genre:

Drama / Sci-Fi / Thriller

Websites:

IMDB
Bulldog Film Distribution
The Fyzz Facility

Synopsis:

‘The Survivalist’ is the near future story of a man (Martin McCann) eking out a meagre existence on a secluded smallholding deep in the forest. When a starving woman (Olwen Fouere) and her teenage daughter (Mia Goth) discover his farm his loneliness drives him to 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.

Awards:

2016 – BAFTA Awards 2016
Nominated: Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer (Stephen Fingleton)

2015 – British Independent Film Awards
Won: Douglas Hickox Award (Stephen Fingleton)
Nominated: British Independent Film Award Most Promising Newcomer (Mia Goth)

2015 – Sitges – Catalonian International Film Festival
Won: Citizen Kane Award for Best Directorial Revelation (Stephen Fingleton)

2015 – Tribeca Film Festival
Won: Best New Narrative Director – Special Jury Mention (Stephen Fingleton)
Nominated: Best Narrative Feature (Stephen Fingleton)

2015 – Zurich Film Festival
Nominated: Golden Eye Best International Feature Film (Stephen Fingleton)

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