The Survivalist

The Survivalist

Northern Ireland / UK, 2015

Director: Stephen Fingleton; screenplay: Stephen Fingleton; cinematography: Damien Elliott; editing: Mark Towns; production design: Dick Lunn; producers: Wayne Marc Godfrey, Robert Jones, David Gilbery; production company: Fyzz Facility Film One; Irish location: Antrim; running time: 109’

Cast: Martin McCann, Mia Goth, Olwen Fouéré



In this post-apocalyptic drama, the main character, known merely as the Survivalist, struggles for his existence on a makeshift farm. He lives in isolation and guards his crops closely, fearing marauding gangs. When Kathryn and her daughter Milja wander into his life looking for food and shelter his carefully ordered world is upset.