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World's End (2010)

Downstream (original title)
The future of America, when the world runs out of oil.

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Wes Keller
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Sara
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Tobias
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Meat Vendor
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Janice
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Tabitha
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Mrs. Keller
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Dr. Keller
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Senator Graham
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Young Wes
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Sam
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Hungry Joe
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Wes Keller is a young man living in a world where oil has collapsed, the food supply has been wiped out, and cancer rates for women have skyrocketed, depleting the female population. In a barbaric environment where bio fuel, batteries, bullets and people are currency and marauders roam free, Wes tries to escape to a mythical world run on cold fusion "Plutopia", a place that may only exist in the mind. THE BILL IS DUE. 'Downstream' is a view of the not so distant future. We follow a young man (everyone's son) as he pays the price for society's decadence. Written by Phil Y Kim

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Every action has a downstream effect. See more »

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$1,000,000 (estimated)
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Neil Kinsella was the director from pre-production through the end of principle photography when he was replaced before additional photography due to creative conflicts with the executive producer, Jonathon Trent the star of the film credits him as the most important element in the production. See more »

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Back to Italin post-nuke!
15 January 2011 | by (Sweden) – See all my reviews

Since I've made low-budget films myself, I first must say that I am impressed by what Simone put together with Philip Kim's script.

It's a professional product and very nice production value throughout. Especially some of the car-scenes had some complicated and really nice filming. I enjoyed the editing with the German-like experimental split-screen - especially since it was mostly used to tell two sides of the same scene.

Of course, we have seen most of this before. Especially in the MAD MAX-films, of course, but mostly, this film resembles A BOY AND HIS DOG (1975) and there's also a lot of nods to Enzo Castellari's incredible Italian Mad Max-rip off I NUOVI BARBARI (1982).

Downstream IS very Italian. If you haven't seen any of the Italian post-nuke films, then you're missing out on a lot of the films inspiration.

Mostly, I thought this was well-made and for the low budget these people worked with, they created a nice film that works. Sadly, the ending is a bit slow.

Otherwise, the fights and car-action was very good. It reminds me a lot of Marshall's DOOMSDAY (2008), of course - but do remember that that film had a $30M budget and this only a $1M! So if you like the casual Italian post-apocalypse thing, then this is for you.


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