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Martin Freeman is a Daddy in First Trailer for Zombie Thriller 'Cargo'

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March 30, 2018
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Cargo Trailer

"You're the first people I've seen. You're the first people… who are still people." The first Australian trailer has debuted for a dramatic horror thriller titled Cargo, from directors Ben Howling and Yolanda Ramke. Even though this seems like a horror comedy, it's actually more of an intense thriller. Martin Freeman stars as a father trying to save his child at all costs in a post-apocalyptic world. The film's full cast includes Anthony Hayes, Susie Porter, Caren Pistorius, Kris McQuade, Natasha Wanganeen, Bruce R. Carter, Simone Landers, and David Gulpilil. As wacky as the pitch for this might seem, it looks like an engaging, suspenseful zombie flick. I'm also glad this trailer isn't from America, because they would never allow this much blood, but it's just naturally a part of the movie so it's all over the footage, of course. Enjoy.

Here's the first Australian trailer (+ poster) for Ben Howling & Yolanda Ramke's Cargo, from YouTube:

Cargo Poster

Cargo is a post apocalyptic thriller and an emotional story of a father trying to save his child at all costs. Stranded in rural Australia in the aftermath of a violent pandemic, an infected father desperately searches for a new home for his infant child and a means to protect her from his own changing nature. Cargo is co-directed by filmmakers Ben Howling and Yolanda Ramke, both making their feature directorial debut after a few short films and other production work previously. The screenplay is written by Yolanda Ramke. This first premiered at the Adelaide Film Festival last year. The film is currently set for release in Australia starting May 17th, but does not have any US release yet. Stay tuned for updates. Who's interested already?

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Reader Feedback - 16 Comments

1

Yeah. That's going to end well.

DAVIDPD on Mar 30, 2018

2

The short is on YouTube. It's worth a watch.

Xerxexx on Mar 31, 2018

3

Yeah but is Martin Freeman in it? I will watch the short if he's in it. He's been so good in so many films recently where he's overshadowed by large casts/stories, I don't wanna spoil this starring role for him.

Akirakorn on Mar 31, 2018

4

He isn't but the actor does a good job. It's worth the watch. It's only 7 minutes long

Xerxexx on Mar 31, 2018

5

Those zombie films, they just keep tracking many different allegories of today's life. I'm not sure about this one being a successful one in that respect. Like many others ...

shiboleth on Mar 30, 2018

6

More zombies... Snooze button. Wake me when we never have to see them aga... Wait what? This looks possibly good. Darn it! Was prepared to be super negative!

Mark on Mar 30, 2018

7

Why did you think this looked like a horror "comedy"??? I saw nothing remotely funny in the trailer. I like the premise - a more nuanced zombie flick because of the time it takes to convert to full zombie mode. Will give it a shot.

Doug on Mar 31, 2018

8

Huh? If you're referring to the post, I say it "seems" meaning the description/synopsis seems like it would be a comedy, but when you watch the trailer - it's obviously not.

Alex Billington on Mar 31, 2018

9

Man the shortfilm was great. Really hope they stick with the ending. Excited for this.

Xerxexx on Mar 31, 2018

10

I thought I've seen this before somewhere! Yeah, as a father of a 1 year old and 5 year old, this might be tough for me to watch.

THE_RAW_ on Apr 2, 2018

11

Well this is a sure watch ..

ari smulders on Apr 1, 2018

12

May you please work more on update your website news?!!!!

Pincode on Apr 1, 2018

13

Huh? We don't post news any more... Sorry.

Alex Billington on Apr 1, 2018

14

Sorry, i mean posts!

Pincode on Apr 2, 2018

15

Video unavailable 🙁

Splattergrunt on Apr 1, 2018

16

Huh? We don't post news any more... Sorry.

harry on Apr 1, 2018

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