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unnamedIt’s not always the best thing to be the last man standing. In fact, in the new dystopian thriller, THE LAST SURVIVORS, the last woman standing is the reason the film is such an engaging, action packed thrill ride.

In a barren, post-apocalyptic America, water is everything – and it’s in dwindling supply.  THE LAST SURVIVORS is  the suspenseful directorial debut of production designer Tom Hammock (The Guest, You’re Next) and is now available in VOD, Blu-Ray and all digital platforms from Dark Sky Films.

Featuring a sterling young adult cast, visceral in-camera action and hailed by critics and genre film fans on the festival circuit where it played as ‘The Well,’ the film has been compared to The Hunger Games, Divergent, The Book of Eli, Mad Max and Twilight.

THE LAST SURVIVORS centers on a teenage girl fighting to protect the last working well in a drought-stricken land. At the edge of an expansive, dusty valley, all that remains of the Wallace Farm for Wayward Youth are some hollowed-out husks of buildings. Seventeen-year-old Kendal (Haley Lu Richardson of The Bronze, and ABC Family’s Ravenswood) can barely recall when the Oregon valley was all lush farmland. It’s been a decade since the last rainfall, and society at large has dried up and blown away.

Kendal and her last friend on earth, Dean (Booboo Stewart, The Twilight Saga, X-Men: Days of Future Past) barely scrape by while dreaming of escape. Dean is ill and can stay alive only by drinking water regularly – luckily, he and Kendal have access to a special well with enough water for both of them. But when a greedy water baron lays claim to what little of the precious resource remains underground, Kendal must decide whether to run and hide or bravely fight for the few cherished things she has left. 

 

Hear Age of the Nerd’s Exclusive Interview with THE LAST SURVIVORS Director Tom Hammock:


 

 

 

 



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Jason Stewart
Jason Malcolm Stewart is a Northern California-based author, journalist and public relations/marketing professional. He holds degrees in Political Science and Comparative Religion, but can have a conversation without starting a small war. When he's not writing or reading, J. Malcolm spends his weekends talking about how to avoid being in a real-life horror movie. add blog




 
 

 

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