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Issue Details: First known date: 2017... 2017 Cargo
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'Stranded in rural Australia in the aftermath of a violent pandemic, an infected father desperately seeks a new home for his infant child, and a means to protect her from his own changing nature.' (Production summary)

Notes

  • Cargo is in pre-production (May 2016). Filming will take place in South Australia.

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Works about this Work

Cargo Flips the Netflix/Theatrical Script Travis Johnson , 2018 single work column
— Appears in: FilmInk , 17 May 2018;
Yolanda Ramke and Ben Howling : Making Cargo Danny Peary , 2018 single work column
— Appears in: FilmInk , 9 May 2018;
Yolanda Ramke’s Auteur Layers Dan F. Stapleton , 2018 single work column
— Appears in: The Saturday Paper , 2-8 June 2018;

'It’s an unseasonably cold spring evening in Manhattan and the Tribeca Film Festival theatre is over-capacity for the international premiere of Cargo, the Australian zombie movie starring British actor Martin Freeman (The HobbitThe Office). Cargo is the biggest genre film at this year’s festival and its basic premise – zombies roaming the Australian outback – has piqued the interest both of industry heavyweights and New York movie geeks. Tickets to the premiere disappeared quickly.'  (Introduction)

The Australian Zombie Horror Cargo Is Burdened by Its Own Gravitas Ari Mattes , 2018 single work column
— Appears in: The Conversation , 18 May 2018;

'Since the 1970s, some of the best horror films have been made in Australia. Something about the vastness of the continent, and its geographical remoteness from the northern and western hemispheres, lends itself to the kind of existential explorations of alienation that underpin the best examples of this genre.'  (Introduction)

Yolanda Ramke : Tropfest's Precious Cargo Travis Johnson , 2018 single work column
— Appears in: FilmInk , 20 February 2018; FilmInk , 17 May 2018;
Lights, Cameras, as Action Rolls in SA Penelope Debelle , 2016 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 18 May 2016; (p. 2)
Welcome Return of Young Blood Penelope Debelle , 2016 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 4 June 2016; (p. 3)
South Australia is the Perfect Setting Penelope Debelle , 2016 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 8 September 2016; (p. 40)
Martin Freeman Is Making Cargo in Australia (but Don't Call It a Zombie Film) Karl Quinn , 2016 single work column
— Appears in: Brisbane Times , 23 September 2016;
'He may have traded furry feet and Middle Earth for a deadly infection and the undead, but don't tell Martin Freeman he's come to Australia to make a zombie movie. ...'
Local Treasures : 2017's Most Anticipated Aussie Films Erin Free , 2016 single work column
— Appears in: FilmInk , 22 December 2016;
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