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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Viggo Mortensen
Kodi Smit-McPhee
Charlize Theron
Guy Pearce
Robert Duvall
Garret Dillahunt
Directors
John Hillcoat
Screenwriters
Joe Penhall
Running Time
111 minutes

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Plot
Some years after an unspecified apocalypse which has killed all animal and plant life on Earth, a man (Mortensen) and his son (Smit-McPhee) trudge wearily through a devastated, lawless America, now overrun by gangs of redneck cannibals.


Verdict
One of the most chillingly effective visions of the world’s end ever put on screen — and a heart-rending study of parenthood, to boot.


Reviewed by Dan Jolin

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