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|Tooth and Nail|
Promotional film poster
|Directed by||Mark Young|
|Produced by||Jonathan Sachar|
|Written by||Mark Young|
|Starring|| Rachel Miner |
|Music by||Elia Cmiral|
|Edited by||Mark Young|
|Distributed by||After Dark Films (theatrical)|
Tooth and Nail is a 2007 horror film written, directed and edited by Mark Young, about a group of people in a post-apocalyptic world who must fight to survive against a band of vicious cannibals.
After an apocalypse, mankind has depleted all fossil fuel reserves and civilization has collapsed. A group of survivors called "Foragers" take cover in an abandoned hospital where the group attempt to re-build society. After saving a young girl from being killed and eaten by a group of vicious cannibals called "Rovers", the Foragers find themselves on the run from the cannibals, who stalk the survivors and brutally kill them off one-by-one as the Foragers begin to fight back, causing a chaotic battle of blood and mayhem.
This film was released in theaters as part of After Dark Film's Horrorfest, which ran November 9–18, 2007.
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