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A mysterious stalker plagues a reality tv survivalist during his five days alone for a new season of his show in the northern Ontario wilderness; and the figure may not be human.

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Adam Massey

Writers:

Adam Massey (story), Thomas Michael (screenplay)
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Credited cast:
Chris Diamantopoulos ... Doug
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Chloe Bradt Chloe Bradt ... Holly Woods
Michael Cram ... Bill
Kelly Fanson Kelly Fanson ... Angie
Sam Kalilieh ... Reporter
Alex Karzis ... Duncan
Constantine Meglis ... The Creature
Drew Nelson ... Terry Woods
Kate Ziegler Kate Ziegler ... Jo Woods
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As host of his own hit TV series, 'MAN VS', Doug Woods is forced to fend for himself for five days in remote locations with no crew, food, or water, only the cameras he carries on his back to film his experiences. Doug's in the remote woods for a routine episode, until he's awoken by an earth-shaking crash. Things get weirder as it becomes clear Doug isn't alone. Someone or something is watching him. MAN VS is a gripping 'found footage' thriller about one man's extraordinary desire to survive at all costs.

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Filmed in the style of the documentary series "Survivorman" with Canadian survivalist Les Stroud. The premise is nearly identical; Les is dropped in foreboding areas with only a small backpack of seemingly random objects. Les then utilizes what is left with him, instructing the viewer along the way, on survival techniques. Man Vs Wild alternates in POV (Point of View) and static shots with a video camera on either a tripod or the ground, and cameras mounted to selfie sticks or mounted to his person. One specific similarity between the movie and its apparent inspiration is the scene in which the lead character starts a fire with a polished soda can; its a technique Stroud successfully demonstrated in his series. See more »

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After he gets out of the water and takes shelter near a cliff, you can see cars go by behind him in the background. See more »

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Lonely Gunman
Written by Jesse Alan Parent
Performed by Jesse Parent
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It is no blockbuster...
3 February 2017 | by trans_mauroSee all my reviews

... but it is a pretty decent movie.

Obviously, the budget for it was minimal. But a decent direction, good script and nice acting conspired to make "Man Vs." into a very entertaining survival film with some sci-fi elements.

The location, main actor are perfectly chosen. The story moves at a good pace, we are kept guessing (as intended by the director) and the conclusion was also interesting.

It is a lesson on how to make quality work with little money.

It is much better than I expected.

Give it a try


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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 November 2015 (Canada) See more »

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Man Vs. See more »

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Darius Films See more »
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