WHO’S IN IT?
Hilary Swank (Million Dollar Baby), Rose Byrne (Bridesmaids), Clara Rugaard (Good Favour), Luke Hawker (Krampus), Hazel Sandery (film debut)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Grant Sputore (film debut), director; Michael Lloyd Green (film debut), writer; Kelvin Munro (film debut) and Timothy White (Son of a Gun), producers; Dan Luscombe (Hounds of Love) and Antony Partos (Animal Kingdom), composers; Steve Annis (Kissing Candice), cinematographer; Sean Lahiff (Jungle), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
A teenage girl (Rugaard) is raised in a secure underground facility by “Mother” (Byrne), a robotic lifeform designed to repopulate the earth following the extinction of mankind. However, when a stranger (Swank) arrives with some unsettling news, the loyalty between “Mother” and daughter is tested…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
The post-apocalyptic thriller genre gets a maternal twist with this psychological and endlessly intense sci-fi showcase with Hilary Swank and Rose Byrne in prominent roles.