In the deep, rude and fearful wilderness, Ann, a solitary woman, is foraging for food relying on her limited survival skills. At the same time, in the wake of an apocalyptic global catastrophe, an appalling and virulent epidemic has already decimated most of the population, severely infecting its remaining carriers with symptoms including delirium and unpredictable behaviour coupled with aggressive outbursts. Inevitably, now that Ann's husband and baby daughter have ultimately succumbed to the invisible and inescapable plague, her days are filled with memories of a not-so-distant life defined by order and security, forcing occasionally the wary woman to hazard raids to nearby farmhouses for supplies. During one of those desperate runs, Ann will discover teenage Olivia and her wounded stepfather Chris who intend to head north, nevertheless, the quiet but ominous stillness is always blemished by the certitude that danger is everywhere, in the shape of ravenous, half-human flesh-eating ...
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When Ann listens to the radio, the transmission is in French. The transmission references locations in Quebec. This would likely indicate that the movie is set in Quebec, upstate New York, Vermont or New Hampshire (filming locations are listed in New York). See more
When Ann comes back to the house with Olivia to collect food, the two corpses on the sofa have disappeared. Drag marks on the ground suggest that either Ann moved them on the previous visit, or, more likely, that they have been dragged off and eaten by the infected. See more
You know those rings your wife had? We saw them before anyone knew what was going on. We get patients in the ER oozing puss and blood. The rings just devouring the skin around it, feeding on it like it knew what it was gonna become...