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Stranded in the midst of a zombie apocalypse, a man sets in motion an unlikely plan to protect his infant daughter.

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Yolanda Ramke
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Cast

Cast overview:
Andy Rodoreda Andy Rodoreda ... Father
Alison Gallagher Alison Gallagher ... Mother
Ruth Venn Ruth Venn ... Baby
Yolanda Ramke ... Survivor
Kallan Richards Kallan Richards ... Survivor
Effron Heather Effron Heather ... Survivor
Scott Wood Scott Wood ... Sniper
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Surrounded by the hordes of the undead amidst an unimaginable Zombie Armageddon, a desperate young father sets off in search of survivors. But he is not alone. With his baby daughter in a backpack carrier, the man will do everything in his power to protect his invaluable cargo. Everything, for the sake of one life. Written by Nick Riganas

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The Most Precious of All

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Country:

Australia

Release Date:

23 May 2014 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

New South Wales, Australia

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2.35 : 1
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The later 'Cargo' (2017) full length feature film is a remake of this earlier recent Australian short film Cargo (2013). The interval between the two film productions, which share the same name, is about four years. See more »

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A touching tale of Fatherly Love
20 June 2013 | by tbirumSee all my reviews

Cargo is a 7 minute movie, so It's difficult to discuss much about the film without giving away too much of the story. What I can say is that this (short film) was crafted by very skilled hands by people who take film making seriously. The acting, concept, directing, script, special effects are all top notch. While shot on what I'm sure was a shoe string budget, It is more polished then a great deal of the movies coming out of Hollywood these days. The story is about a Father and his infant daughter who find themselves in a very dire situation and some quick thinking and a lot of luck are going to be required to see any kind of semblance of a happy ending. The film is free of Nudity, foul language, violence (on screen), or adult situations. Individuals 13 and older should have no real issues with watching this 7 minute film. I give it 10/10 because it truly is an example of great film making.


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