Well, typically I am a relatively cynical person about everything. This short, Cargo, strikes me in a way that no film ever has before. I guess that it does something to my feelings due to the subject content. Take a peak at the description (as posted on Io9.com) and take a peak at the feature below.
Let me know what you think! I know the zombie genre is starting to get a little overdone and stale, but how does this one strike you?
So you’ve been bitten by a zombie. So long, conscious brain activity, hello craving for human meat. But the protagonist of the short film Cargo has bigger problems than his impending demise: he has to find a way to save his infant daughter, even if he has to die first to do it.
Directed by Ben Howling and Yolanda Ramke, Cargo was a finalist in Tropfest Australia 2013. It’s also a rather clever take on zombie genre tropes, with a story that isn’t about the survival of self, but the survival of another.