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The Vanguard -- The year is 2015 and overpopulation and famine have plunged our planet into chaos and one desperate survivor finds himself being hunted and pursued by hordes of rage-crazed zombies.


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The year is 2015 and overpopulation and famine have plunged our planet into chaos and one desperate survivor finds himself being hunted and pursued by hordes of rage-crazed zombies. | Add synopsis »
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Karen Admiraal ... Linda
Jack Bailey ... Lead Biosyn
Emma Choy ... Rachael
Terry Cole ... Tracker #4
Che Conroy ... Zombie
Rob Cooper ... Biosyn #2

James Darbyshire ... Biosyn
Bahi Ghubril ... Hareem Jabbar
Shiv Grewal ... Tracker / Jamal

Christopher Hatherall ... Biosyn

Martin Hobbs ... Tracker #3
Ray Bullock Jnr ... Max (as Ray Bullock Jr.)
Farhan Khan ... Tracker #2

Madeline McQueen ... Zombie
Julian Newman Turner ... Savage
Steve Weston ... Zac
Simon Whyman ... Biosyn #4
Leigh Stevenson ... Zombie / Biosyn (uncredited)

Directed by
Matthew Hope 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Matthew Hope  writer

Produced by
Robert Henry Craft .... producer
Steve Dann .... producer
Anthony Delany .... co-producer
John Hope .... executive producer
Matthew Hope .... producer
Harry F. Rushton .... co-producer
Original Music by
Mark Delany 
Cinematography by
David Byrne 
Film Editing by
Simon Adams 
Larry Trybec 
Art Direction by
John Luke Roy 
Costume Design by
Claire French 
Makeup Department
Laura Barnes .... makeup artist
Production Management
Kevin Phelan .... post-production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Simon .J. Aguirre .... second assistant director (daily) (as Simon Aguirre)
Jake Clifford .... second assistant director (daily)
Liam Lock .... third assistant director
Paul Murphy .... first assistant director
Steve Murphy .... first assistant director
Sound Department
Lee Grainge .... sound designer
Zane Hayward .... sound editor
Richard Kondal .... foley editor
Jules MacDonald .... sound re-recording mixer
Gavin Marshall .... boom operator
Matthew Morreale .... boom operator
Julian Willson .... sound mixer
Special Effects by
Phil Anderson .... special effects makeup
Robbie Drake .... special effects makeup
Visual Effects by
Ally Burnett .... digital effects artist
Sarah Cloutier .... visual effects producer
Tony Lawrence .... digital effects artist
Rob Cooper .... stunt performer
Simon Whyman .... stunt performer
Camera and Electrical Department
David Byrne .... camera operator
Neil Chapelhow .... assistant camera: Focus puller
Miriam Hermanns .... clapper loader
Yuri Kawana .... Steadicam operator
David Lee .... focus puller: dailies
Julian Newman Turner .... stills photographer
Jimmy Ward .... clapper loader
Editorial Department
Kerri Aungle .... negative cutter
Jonathan Yau .... telecine colourist
Music Department
Mark Maclaine .... music mixer
Mark Maclaine .... music producer
Other crew
Jack Bailey .... choreographer: biosyn
David Bispham .... floor runner
Ami Carter .... crowd coordinator
Farhan Khan .... assistant to producer
Ben Galster .... carmera trainee (uncredited)
Kevin Gates .... thanks

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UK:89 min
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28 out of 45 people found the following review useful.
awful, awful, awful film, 16 October 2008
Author: wookied from United Kingdom

OK, I was looking through the DVD's in my local supermarket and 'The Vanguard' caught my eye. So I pick it up, turn it over and read the sleeve. Think to myself: hey, this sounds like it might be a good film.... oh my god!!! I could not be more wrong. In my opinion this film is the biggest pile of steaming boring dull dull dull crap I have ever seen, and I've seen some real crap films. It appears to be a very low budget film, and even though there's nothing wrong with that, it just adds to the cheap mind numbing feel of this movie. If I could, I wouldn't of even rated this movie with the score of 1 - it really is that awful. By all means, make your own mind up, but I seriously advise all to avoid this dross at all have been warned x

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