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A group of five people working to stay alive in a post-apocalyptic future discover what they think is a safe, abandoned farmhouse, but they soon find themselves fighting to stay alive as a gang of bloodthirsty predators attack.

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This film is set in the near future in a post-apocalyptic time with five survivors struggling to get through each day. They are on the move to find food and other survivors as well as a safe place to hold up for a while. They stumble across a dilapidated house in the country, so they check it out when things turn bad. The house is not as safe as they hoped, and there are other people who have morbid uses for them. Will they survive? Written by Michael Hallows Eve

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Fight. Or die.


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Rated R for strong bloody violence, pervasive language and some nudity | See all certifications »

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20 September 2012 (Russia)  »

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24 Horas Para Sobreviver  »

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$10,121 (USA) (31 August 2012)

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$20,502 (USA) (7 September 2012)
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Writer Luke Passmore plays a member of the cannibal tribe. See more »

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When Mary is at the river, she washes her skirt and we can see how it is soaked in the water. After she shoots the man that is chasing her, Shannon comes to her and when they both are running back to the house it's completely dry. See more »

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Mary: We shouldn't stay here.
Adam: Yeah... it's time to get the hell out of here!
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" The Day " - Charcterization Rules
23 September 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Caught "The Day" at midnight madness during TIFF. The survival plot is subordinate to the characters, and the film's physical lack of saturated color is offset by the richly developed auras of the cast. We all know what to expect in a post apocalyptic film, but the story line of this film only serves as a backdrop to masterful development of each individual character's personal and interactive actions, reactions and motivations. The film starts off slowly, but it takes a while to understand the deeper aspects of each character's personality. The tempo picks up dramatically once the viewer comes to know each character and the intense action that follows leads to a memorable - truly memorable - conclusion. The writer, director and cast are youthful and perhaps some of this youth shows through from time to time in the film, but the film's effect on me was more real than unreal with questions about humanity that linger.


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