CARGO

Post Apocalyptic Thriller

Writer / Yolanda Ramke

Directors / Yolanda Ramke & Ben Howling

Producers / Sam Jennings, Kristina Ceyton, Russell Ackerman, John Schoenfelder, Mark Patterson

Based on the short film CARGO - TROPFEST 2013

LINK TO CARGO SHORT FILM - CLICK HERE

OFFICIAL CARGO FILM WEBSITE - CLICK HERE

2018 AACTA AWARD NOMINATIONS

Best Film

Best Adapted Screenplay

Best Production Design

Best Hair and Makeup

Best Sound

INTERNATIONAL PRESS ACADEMY 

2019 SATELLITE AWARDS

Nominated, Best Motion Picture

Made for Television

FANGORIA CHAINSAW AWARDS 

Nominated, Best First Feature

Nominated, Best Supporting Actress - Simone Landers

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SYNOPSIS  

A single mother, plagued by the violent death of her husband, battles with her son's fear of a monster lurking in the house, but soon discovers a sinister presence all around her.

Writer/Director / Jennifer Kent

Producers / Kristina Ceyton & Kristian Moliere 

Executive Producers / Jan Chapman, Jonathan Page, Michael Tear, Jeff Harrison

International Sales / eOne Entertainment

Distributor / Umbrella Entertainment

"I was truly blown away" 

★★★★½

Margaret Pomeranz, At the Movies

 

"There goes your peaceful night's sleep" 

★★★★★

Time Out New York

 

 “A classic horror masterpiece that deserves a place among the greats”
★★★★★
Orlando Weekly

 

"Deeply disturbing and unusually beautiful" 

Variety

PRINCIPAL CAST 

ESSIE DAVIS - Amelia

NOAH WISEMAN - Samuel

DANIEL HENSHALL - Robbie

HAYLEY McELHINNEY - Claire

BARBARA WEST - Mrs Roach

BEN WINSPEAR - Oskar

PRINCIPAL CREW

RADEK LADCZUK - Cinematographer

ALEX HOLMES - Production Designer

HEATHER WALLACE - Costume Designer

SIMON NJOO - Editor

JED KURZEL - Composer

FRANK LIPSON - Sound Designer

MATT NETTHEIM - Stills Photographer

PRINCIPAL CAST 

ESSIE DAVIS - Amelia

NOAH WISEMAN - Samuel

DANIEL HENSHALL - Robbie

HAYLEY McELHINNEY - Claire

BARBARA WEST - Mrs Roach

BEN WINSPEAR - Oskar

Competition Gerardmer Fantastic

Film Festival 2014

WINNER Jury Prize

WINNER Audience Award

WINNER Critics Prize

WINNER Youth Jury Prize

Competition Gerardmer Fantastic

Film Festival 2014

WINNER Jury Prize

WINNER Audience Award

WINNER Critics Prize

WINNER Youth Jury Prize

FILM FESTIVALS SCREENINGS & AWARDS

HAAPSALU HORROR AND FANTASY FILM FESTIVAL 2014 – Estonia

HAWAII FILM FESTIVAL 2014 - USA

HELSINKI INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2014 - Finland

HOUSTON FILM CRITICS SOCIETY AWARDS 2014 - USA

* Nominated Best Actress

IMAGINE FILM FESTIVAL 2014 – Netherlands

JERUSALEM INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2014 - Israel

KANSAS CITY FILM CRITICS CIRCLE AWARDS 2014 – USA

* Winner Vincent Koehler Award For Outstanding Science Fiction, Fantasy or Horror Film 

KOSMORAMA TRONDHEIM FILM FESTIVAL 2014 – Norway

LAS VEGAS FILMS CRITICS SOCIETY AWARDS 2014 – USA

* Winner Best Horror/Sci-Fi Film

LONE STAR FILM FESTIVAL 2014 - USA

LUND FANTASTIK FILM FESTIVAL 2014 - Sweden

NEW HAMPSHIRE FILM FESTIVAL 2014 – USA

NEW ZEALAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2014 - New Zealand

NORTHSIDE FESTIVAL BROOKLYN - USA

NORTH CAROLINA FILM CRITICS ASSOCIATION 2014 – USA 

* Winner Best Actress

OFF PLUS CAMERA FILM FESTIVAL 2014 - Poland

ONLINE FILM CRITICS SOCIETY AWARDS 2014

* Nominated Best Actress

PARIS CINEMA FILM FESTIVAL 2014 - IN COMPETITION – France

PHILADELPHIA FILM SOCIETY - USA

REYKJAVIK INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2014 – Iceland

SAN FRANCISCO FILM CRITICS CIRCILE 2014 – USA

* Nominated Best Actress

SASKATOON FANTASTIC FILM FESTIVAL 2014 – Canada

SAVANNAH FILM AND VIDEO FESTIVAL 2014 – USA

SEATTLE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVA 2014 – USA

STANLEY FILM FESTIVAL 2014 – USA

TORONTO AFTER DARK FILM FESTIVAL 2014 – Canada

* Winner Best Director

* Winner Best Actress

* Winner Scariest Film

* Winner Best Trailer

* Winner Best Monster/Creature 

TRANSILVANIA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2014 – Romania

TRAVERSE CITY FILM FESTIVAL 2014 - USA

VILLAGE VOICE FILM POLL 2014 – USA

* Winner Best First Feature

* Third Place Best Actress

* Nominated Best Supporting Actor 

VIRGINIA FILM FESTIVAL 2014 – USA

WASHINGTON DC AREA FILM CRITICS ASSOCIATION AWARDS 2014 

* Nominated Best Youth Performance 

WOMAN FILM CRITICS CIRCLE AWARDS 2014 – USA

* Nominated Best Movie by a Woman  

* Nominated Best Woman Storyteller 

BROADCAST FILM CRITICS ASSOCIATION AWARDS 2015 – USA

* Nominated Best Young Actor/Actress Award

* Nominated Best Sci-Fi/Horror Movie

CENTRAL OHIO FILM CRITICS ASSOCIATION 2015 – USA

* Winner Best Actress

* Winner Best Overlooked Film

* Second Place Breakthrough Film Artist

GAY AND LESBIAN ENTERTAINMENT FILM CRITICS ASSOCIATION 2015 – USA

* Nominated Film Performance Of the Year - Actress

ONLINE FILM AND TELEVISION ASSOCIATION 2015

* Nominated Best Youth Performance

* Nominated Best Feature Debut

SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL 2014 Park City at Midnight – USA

BRITISH INDEPENDENT FILM AWARDS 2014 - UK

* Nominated Best International Independent Film Award 

NEW DIRECTORS/NEW FILMS FESTIVAL 2014 – New York City, USA

NEW YORK FILM CRITICS CIRCLE AWARDS 2014 - USA 

* Winner Best First Film 

SITGES INTERNATIONAL FANTASTIC FILM FESTIVAL 2014 - Spain

* Winner Best Actress Award - Essie Davis (tie with Julianne Moore)

* Special Jury Award

AUSTRALIAN FILM INSTITUTE / AACTA AWARDS 2015 - Australia 

* Winner Best Film

* Winner Best Direction

* Winner Best Original Screenplay

* Nominated Best Editing

* Nominated Best Production Design

* Nominated Best Lead Actress

ROLLING STONE AWARDS 2015 - Australia

* Winner Movie of the Year 

* Winner Actor of the Year - Essie Davis 

FANTASTIC FEST 2014 - Austin TX - USA

* Winner Best Picture - Horror Features Category

* Winner Best Screenplay - Horror Features Category

* Winner Best Actor - Noah Wiseman - Horror Features Category

* Winner Best Actress - Essie Davis - Horror Features Category

FILM 4 FRIGHTFEST London - UK

* Winner Best Film 

* Winner Best Actress Award - Essie Davis

* Winner Best Director - Jennifer Kent 

GERARDMER FANTASY FILM FESTIVAL 2014 – France
* Winner Audience Award

* Winner Special Jury Prize

* Winner Critics Prize

* Winner Youth Jury Prize

PUCHON FANTASTIC FILM FESTIVAL 2014 - South Korea

* Winner Best Actress Award - Essie Davis 

* Nominated Best of Puchon

ROTTEN TOMATOES 2014

* Winner Best Reviewed Horror Film

TORINO FILM FESTIVAL 2014 - Italy 

AUSTRALIAN FILM CRITICS ASSOCIATION FILM AWARDS 2015 - Australia

* Winner Best Film

* Winner Best Direction

* Winner Best Actress

* Winner Best Actor in a Supporting Role

* Nominated Best Screenplay

* Nominated Best Cinematography 

LONDON CRITICS CIRCLE FILM AWARDS 2015 - UK

* Nominated Actress of the Year - Essie Davis 

ALLIANCE OF WOMEN FILM JOURNALISTS, EDA FEMALE FOCUS AWARD

2014

* Nominated Best Women Director

* Nominated Best Women Screenwriter

* Nominated Best Breakthrough Performance 

ATHENS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL - Greece

AUSFILM WEEK LOS ANGELES 2014 - USA

AUSTIN FILM CRITICS ASSOCIATION 2014 - USA 

* Winner Breakthrough Artist Award 

AUSTRALIAN SCREEN SOUND GUILD 2014 - Australia 

* Nominated Feature Film Soundtrack of the Year 

BLOODGUTS UK HORROR AWARDS 2014 - UK

* Winner Best Actress

* Winner Best Screenplay

* Nominated Best Director

* Nominated Best Editing

* Nominated Best Soundtrack/Score

* Nominated Best Scariest Film 

BOSTON ONLINE FILM CRITICS ASSOCIATION 2014 - USA

* Winner #5, Ten Best Films Of the Year Award 

CHICAGO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2014 - USA
* Nominated Audience Choice Award

CHICAGO FILM CRITICS ASSOCIATION AWARDS 2014 - USA

* Nominated Most Promising Filmmaker

CHP:PIX FILM FESTIVAL 2014 - Denmark

* Nominated New Talent Grand Prix

DENVER FILM CRITICS SOCIETY 2014 – USA

* Nominated Best Science-Fiction/Horror Film

DETRIOT FILM CRITIC SOCIETY 2014 – USA

* Nominated Best Actress

* Nominated Best Breakthrough Artist

FANCINE FANTASTIC FILM FESTIVAL OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MALAGA

2014 

FANTASTIC ZAGREB FILM FESTIVAL 2014 - Croatia

FANTASY FILMFEST - Germany

FESTIVAL HALLUCINATIONS COLLECTIVES 2014 – Lyon, France

FLIMMER – NORRKOPING FILM FESTIVAL 2014 – Sweden               

FLORIDA FILM FESTIVAL 2014 – USA 

FRIGHT METER AWARDS 2014 

* Winner Best Horror Movie

* Winner Best Director

* Winner Best Actress

* Nominated Best Screenplay

* Nominated Best Editing

* Nominated Best Cinematography

* Nominated Best Score

GOLDEN TRAILER AWARDS 2014 - USA

* Winner Best Foreign Horror/Thriller Trailer, The Solid State

GOLD COAST FILM FESTIVAL 2014 – Australia

 

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