Dark vision of the future

It’s Australia ‘10 years after the collapse’. It’s the outback: bleak, harsh landscapes, scarce resources. Lone driver Eric (Pearce) stops at a shack for refreshment when his car is stolen by three desperados (Field, McNairy, Manyimo) who are obviously fleeing from something. They’ve crashed their car and opt for the nearest one to continue their getaway. Eric is too late to intervene but he manages to get their truck on the road and sets off in hot pursuit. It’s a Mexican stand-off of car chases.

And so begins a road movie in which Eric stares down a malevolent granny (Gillian Jones)

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