Anna and the Apocalypse

Anna and the Apocalypse
  • 2017
  • UK
  • 1h 32min
  • 15
  • Directed by: John McPhail
  • Cast: Ella Hunt, Malcolm Cumming, Marli Siu, Sarah Swire, Christopher Leveaux, Ben Wiggins
  • UK release: 30 November 2018
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Motherless teen Anna (Hunt) and her lovesick bestie John (Cumming) are about to graduate from secondary school when they find themselves in the middle of a zombie apocalypse. Polished, self-aware and pleasingly irreverent zombie musical, spattered with blood and sprinkled with glitter, a surefire Christmas crowdpleaser.

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Actor Mark Benton on Anna and the Apocalypse

19 Nov 2018

British musical zom-com that's also a Christmas movie – what's not to be excited about?

'It's unknown territory, but that's what drew me to it,' says Mark Benton about Anna and the Apocalypse. "It's a British Christmas zombie musical, and that's a really, really weird genre mash-up, there's never been one quite like it before.' For Benton…

Anna and the Apocalypse to open Glasgow Youth Film Festival

1 Aug 2018

One of Europe's most innovative youth film festival celebrates its 10th Anniversary this Sept

As it celebrates its 10th anniversary, 2018 marks a very special year for Glasgow Youth Film Festival. The festival, which has been marked as one of Europe's most innovative youth film festivals, runs Fri 14–Sun 16 Sep at Glasgow Film Theatre.

Anna and the Apocalypse

28 Jun 20184 stars

EIFF 2018: This Christmas-set zombie musical is a surprisingly polished package

Like Glee spliced with Shaun of the Dead, this zom-com musical sees the deceased rise from their resting places to trample all over Christmas. The sophomore feature from John McPhail (Where Do We Go From Here?) might have been shot in Scotland but it…

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