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by Colm McCarthy


A group of children is detained in a military base because they have proved immune to a terrible disease which threatens to wipe out the humanity. Despite having the urge to consume human flesh, the children are still able to experience emotions, and they are the precious resource from which the biologist Caldwell hopes to develop a vaccine. One of the children, Melanie, is particularly intelligent and has struck up a rapport with their teacher, Miss Justiniau. When the base is attacked by zombies, the group is forced to set out on a terrible journey across the devastated UK. Melanie turns from a prisoner to an invaluable guide…

international title: The Girl with All the Gifts
original title: The Girl with All the Gifts
working title: She Who Brings Gifts
country: United Kingdom
sales agent: Altitude Film Entertainment Sales
year: 2016
genre: fiction
directed by: Colm McCarthy
film run: 110'
release date: ES 20/01/2017, FR 28/06/2017
screenplay: Mike Carey
cast: Gemma Arterton, Glenn Close, Paddy Considine, Anamaria Marinca, Anthony Welsh, Dominique Tipper, Fisayo Akinade, Sennia Nanua
cinematography by: Simon Dennis
film editing: Matthew Cannings
art director: Philip Barber
costumes designer: Liza Bracey
music: Cristobal Tapia de Veer
producer: Angus Lamont, Camille Gatin
production: Altitude Film Entertainment, Poison Chef
backing: BFI, Creative England
distributor: Vertigo Media, NonStop Entertainment, A Contracorriente Films
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