A scientist and a teacher living in a dystopian future embark on a journey of survival with a special young girl named Melanie.

Director:

Colm McCarthy

Writers:

Mike Carey, Mike Carey (novel)
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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 8 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Sennia Nanua ... Melanie
Fisayo Akinade ... Kieran Gallagher
Dominique Tipper ... Devani
Paddy Considine ... Sgt Eddie Parks
Anamaria Marinca ... Dr. Jean Selkirk
Gemma Arterton ... Helen Justineau
Anthony Welsh ... Dillon
Glenn Close ... Dr. Caroline Caldwell
Mia Garcha Mia Garcha ... Melanie Double
Grace McGee Grace McGee ... Anne
Eli Lane Eli Lane ... Kenny
Connor Pratt Connor Pratt ... Peter
Joe Lomas Joe Lomas ... Joe
Will Brooks Will Brooks ... Painted Boy
Joel Sheldon Joel Sheldon ... T-Shirt Boy
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Storyline

In a dystopian near future, humanity has been ravaged by a mysterious fungal disease. The afflicted are robbed of all free will and turned into flesh-eating 'hungries'. Humankind's only hope is a small group of hybrid children who crave human flesh but retain the ability to think and feel. The children go to school at an army base in rural Britain, where they're subjected to cruel experiments by Dr. Caroline Caldwell (Glenn Close). School teacher Helen Justineau (Gemma Arterton) grows particularly close to an exceptional girl named Melanie (Sennia Nanua), thus forming a special bond. But when the base is invaded, the trio escape with the assistance of Sgt. Eddie Parks (Paddy Considine) and embark on a perilous journey of survival, during which Melanie must come to terms with who she is.

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Our greatest threat is our only hope See more »


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Rated R for disturbing violence/bloody images, and for language | See all certifications »

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Sennia Nanua's feature film debut. See more »

Goofs

Whilst the movie was filmed in 2015 the panoramic shot of central London containing the 'Gherkin' also shows the old building at 20 Fenchurch Street, which was demolished in 2008, its replacement, the 'Walkie Talkie' was completed in 2014. See more »

Quotes

Sgt. Eddie Parks: [Seeing Melanie cock a pistol and check the chamber] Where did you learn that?
Melanie: I watched you.
Sgt. Eddie Parks: Of course you did.
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Referenced in Truth Seekers: The Girl with All the Ghosts (2020) See more »

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Certainly an interesting and entertaining movie
13 May 2020 | by borislavdopudjaSee all my reviews

The plot of this movie is quite believable. It was fun and engaging to watch. The gore is moderate, and director is careful not to show too much at any point. - They all usually make blood unrealistically dark and make dying very fast and quiet, which is very good. Too much gore realism is never good.

There are some plot issues with the movie, but who cares. For the budget at hand this move is a marvel.


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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 January 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Girl with All the Gifts See more »

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Budget:

GBP4,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$4,086,096
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Dolby Digital

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Color

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2.00 : 1
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