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Frightfest 2017: Alone Review: Dir. David Moreau

Alone: A group of children wake up to find the world around them empty, except for one stranger who wants them dead. Alone Review

Alone, or Seuls as it is known in its mother tongue, is based on a French-Belgian comic book. It tells the story of Leila (Sofia Lesaffre), a young girl who wakes up to find everyone around her has left; as she ventures into the city she encounters a small group of other children. The group decide to band together to try and work out what has happened to everyone. Whilst investigating, they realise that they aren’t as alone as they thought – someone is hunting them. Can they solve the mystery before it’s too late?

Teenagers (and adults) will find plenty to enjoy with Alone. For one, the main cast are all people their own age, much like The Goonies and Stranger Things, it’s
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Frightfest 2017: ‘Alone’ Review

Stars: Sofia Lesaffre, Stéphane Bak, Jean-Stan Du Pac, Paul Scarfoglio, Kim Lockhart | Written by David Moreau, Guillaume Moulin | Directed by David Moreau

David Moreau, co-director of Ils/Them, turns artist Bruno Gazzotti’s best-selling French/Belgian comic book Seuls into a sci-fi thriller of gaelic proportions… Sounds like a match-made in [French] heaven right? Well a part of that statement is right.

After going to a funfair the night before, Leila wakes up in an empty city. Where are her parents? Where has everyone gone? Thinking she must be the sole survivor of an unthinkable catastrophe, she wanders the weirdly deserted streets. Until she meets four other mystified strangers. Together they hole up at a plush hotel, and set out to understand what has happened, why they are surrounded by gigantic boiling clouds and what these apocalyptic events actually mean.

I’ve not read the graphic novel on which Alone is based,
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