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The Collapsed -- As the world collapses into anarchy, a family of four desperately tries to survive by escaping the madness of civilization and heading towards their rural home. As they take to the forest, they begin to realize other survivors are the least of their worries. Will they make it out alive? A dark and unpredictable horror thrill-ride.
The Collapsed -- Available June 5th from Anchor Bay Entertainment (UK June 11th - Lions Gate)

In wake of an unknown event that has catapulted civilization into a fatal downward spiral, the Weaver family – father Scott (John Fantasia), young adult son Aaron (Steve Vieira), mother Emily (Lise Moule) and teenage daughter Rebecca (Anna Ross) – desperately tries to survive.

Fleeing the city, their only hope of sanctuary is a rural hometown from their past, Dover’s Bend. With the constant threat of violent death forcing them to stay as far away from civilization as possible, they take to the forest. However, they soon discover that the danger posed by other survivors may be the least of their worries. Someone -- or something -- seems to have followed them into the wilderness.
The Collapsed -- The second trailer for the upcoming post-apocalyptic horror/thriller THE COLLAPSED. Produced by Unstable Ground, directed by Justin McConnell, co-story/co-producer Kevin Hutchinson, D.O.P. Pasha Patriki, original score by Rob Kleiner.

In the wake of the end of the world, a family of four desperately tries to survive against insurmountable odds. Their goal: escaping the city and traveling to the rural community they once called home, Dover's Bend.

The constant threat of a violent death forcing them to stay as far away from civilization as possible, they take to the forest, soon to discover the danger posed by other survivors may be the least of their worries.

On DVD & VOD June 5th via anchor Bay Entertainment, June 11th in UK via Lions Gate, now in Japan via New Select.

Sales distribution by Raven Banner Entertainment

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  (in credits order)

John Fantasia ... Scott Weaver
Steve Vieira ... Aaron Weaver

Anna Ross ... Rebecca Weaver

Lise Moule ... Emily Weaver
Vincent Thomas ... John Portmeyer

Stéfano Gallo ... Phil Corddry

Rick Cordeiro ... Ben Craven

Kassandra Santos ... Karyn Marshall

Neil Green ... Peter Smith
Milan Cobanov ... Sniper
Greg Sommer ... Gunner #1
Charlie Kundallini ... Gunner #2
Shane Patterson ... Ripper / Gutter
Melyssa Anishnabie ... Parking lot woman
Spencer Venne ... Various (voice)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Justin McConnell ... Man being killed on the side of the road (uncredited)

Directed by
Justin McConnell 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Kevin Hutchinson  co-story
Justin McConnell  screenplay & story

Produced by
Kevin Hutchinson .... producer
Justin McConnell .... producer
Original Music by
Rob Kleiner 
Cinematography by
Pasha Patriki 
Film Editing by
Justin McConnell 
Art Direction by
Kevin Hutchinson 
Makeup Department
Carlos Henriques .... special makeup effects artist
Kevin Hutchinson .... special makeup effects artist
Emily Skoggard .... makeup artist
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
David Dollard .... assistant director
Sound Department
George Flores .... supervising sound editor
Chris Lawson .... boom operator
Jeffery Magat .... sound recordist
Randy Resh .... boom operator
Michael Scardamaglia .... boom operator
Zack Szamosvari .... boom operator
Special Effects by
Geoff Hill .... special effects supervisor
Richard Hypolite .... weapon supervisor
Visual Effects by
Nick Flook .... visual effects supervisor
Vincent Thomas .... stunt coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Frederic Ansaldo .... steadicam operator
Frank Dobilas .... key grip
Greg Sommer .... epk videographer
Jackson Yeung .... assistant camera
Casting Department
Lynda Balaniuk .... casting assistant
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Monique Knisley .... wardrobe
Editorial Department
Justin McConnell .... dvd authoring
Mila Patriki .... colorist
Transportation Department
Tom Gregg .... picture car coordinator
Charlie Kundallini .... driver
Other crew
Krista Johnston .... clearances
Ryan Bruce Levey .... publicist: canada
Tom Gregg .... special thanks
Rob Herholz .... special thanks
Uri Levanon .... special thanks
Ryan Bruce Levey .... special thanks
Andrew Mack .... thanks
Adam Mason .... special thanks
Bryan McConnell .... very special thanks
Margaret-Jean McConnell .... very special thanks

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Also Known As:
"Crazy World" - Japan (English title) (DVD title)
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82 min
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Powerful and Poetic Science Fiction, 24 June 2015
Author: jlthornb51 from United States

Writer/Director Justin McConnel has brought one of the most powerful post-apocalyptic films ever made to the screen with a stunning creativity and near poetry. This is a motion picture that takes cinema by the throat and shakes it senseless with its intensity. Haunting imagery and stunning cinematography enhance the sense of unease that permeates each scene. Beautifully filmed and magnificently scored, The Collapsed tells the moving and haunting story of a family fighting for survival after an apocalyptic event sends them on a journey in search of safety. John Fantasia is superb as the father responsible for his beloved wife and children and it is the performance of a lifetime, sure to catapult him to stardom. Ann Moule as his wife is also outstanding and gives her character depth and humanity. As the film progresses, the tension becomes almost unendurable, the intense, disturbing environment overwhelming. There is a surreal quality to the Canadian locations and this serves to make an unreal situation even more other worldly. The brilliant screenplay builds the horror until the ultimate in shattering motion picture climaxes. What this small film company has achieved on a minimal budget is astonishing and this films originality and creativity renews one's faith in independent cinema.

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