Hussina Raja - The Survivalist
Wed, 17 Feb 2016
Catch HUSSINA RAJA in the BAFTA nominated film, THE SURVIVALIST, written and directed by Stephen Fingleton. It has received phenomenal reviews with Mark Kermode describing it as ‘a film of raw and haunting power’.
Set in a time of starvation, the Survivalist lives off a small plot of land hidden deep in the forest. Living off the grid the survivalist relies on primal instinct and his wits to stay alive. A starving woman and a girl she says is her daughter come about his refuge, initially seeking trader. Naturally suspicious of all strangers, he strikes a bargain for bed and board, while sharing his bed with the daughter. This generates a tense ongoing arrangement in a kill or be killed world.