WHO’S IN IT?
Margaret Qualley (The Nice Guys), Anthony Mackie (The Hurt Locker), Danny Huston (Stan & Ollie)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Jonathan Helpert (House of Time), director; Will Basanta (Jess + Moss), Clay Jeter (Jess + Moss) and Charles Spano (Embers), writers; Jason Michael Berman (The Birth of a Nation) and Laura Rister (Lovelace), producers; Alex Belcher (film debut) and Henry Jackman (Kingsman: The Secret Service), composers; André Chemetoff (Metamorphoses), cinematographer; Mike Fromentin (In My Skin) and Tony Randel (A Sea Apart), editors
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Sam Walden (Qualley) is one of the last few people remaining on a post-cataclysmic Earth, and is given an opportunity to board the last shuttle that will join the rest of humanity – but must make a decision about whether to go, or stay as the planet’s sole resident…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
An intimate post-apocalyptic thriller – intimate in the sense that there are only three credited cast members in the entire thing – is what makes IO relatively unique and interesting enough to watch.