Saturday January 18, 2020

Tense thriller sees Fingleton make his mark

Powerful, precisely constructed, and paranoid - the only certainty is uncertainty

14th February, 2016
Martin McCann in The Survialist

The Survivalist; Directed by Stephen Fingleton; Nationwide, 18; Rating: 

Deadpool; Directed by Tim Miller; Nationwide, 16; Rating: 

Derry-born writer and director Stephen Fingleton’s superb debut feature takes place in a near-future world where society has collapsed and those remaining fight for scarce resources. An expansion of Fingleton’s short film Magpie, The Survivalist is a powerful, precisely constructed paranoid thriller where the only certainty is uncertainty.

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