I’m a sucker for a  good zombie movie. There’s just something about that mix of post-apocalypse and body horror that makes for the perfect sub-genre.

Netflix has a great little indie styled, low key zombie entry called Cargo.  The hook: dad is fleeing the undead across the Australian outback. Martin Freeman is the perfect choice for the protagonist. There are fine performances all around.

Oddly, the soundtrack also really stood out for me.  It’s a moody EDM 1 album that’s worth the listen.

If you like subtle chapters in an otherwise frenetic movie category, give this one a try.


Cargo (October 6, 2017)

Release Date: October 6, 2017
Starring: Martin Freeman, Simone Landers, Anthony Hayes, Susie Porter
Genres: Drama, Thriller, Adventure, Horror
Runtime: 105 min
Original Title: Cargo
Original Film Language: English
Production Companies: Metrol Technology, Causeway Films, Head Gear Films, Kreo Films FZ, Addictive Pictures, White Hot Productions
After being infected in the wake of a violent pandemic and with only 48 hours to live, a father struggles to find a new home for his baby daughter.

Cast Cargo

  • Martin Freeman
  • Role: Andy
  • Simone Landers
  • Role: Thoomi
  • Anthony Hayes
  • Role: Vic
  • Susie Porter
  • Role: Kay
  • Caren Pistorius
  • Role: Lorraine
  • Kris McQuade
  • Role: Etta
  • Natasha Wanganeen
  • Role: Josie
  • Bruce R. Carter
  • Role: Willie
  • David Gulpilil
  • Role: Daku
  • Andy Rodoreda
  • Role: River Father

Trailer Cargo


  1. Electronic Dance Music

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