THE LAST SUR­VIVORS

SFX: The Sci-Fi and Fantasy Magazine - - Rated dvd & blu-ray -

Re­lease Date: 4 May

2015 | 15 | DVD

This post- apoc­a­lyp­tic film ( also known as The Well) is set in a fu­ture where wa­ter is priceless, since it hasn’t rained for 10 years ( yep, it’s not set in Manch­ester). It cen­tres on a young woman, Ken­dal ( Ha­ley Lu Richard­son), who must pro­tect her well – and her friends – from a ruth­less “Wa­ter Baron” and his lack­eys; need­less to say, it ends in vi­o­lent con­fronta­tion ( with shades of a re­venge West­ern). It’s not with­out ten­sion and, thanks to some at­trac­tive cin­e­matog­ra­phy, the Ore­gon dust bowl set­ting is cer­tainly at­mo­spheric, but the world is frus­trat­ingly un­der­ex­plained, and given the premise the hero­ine re­ally shouldn’t look like she’s just stepped out of a sa­lon…

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