**Travel Back in Time at Fantastic Fest 2023: THE ORIGIN Unveiled!**
As the captivating coverage from Fantastic Fest 2023 continues, get ready to embark on a journey back to the Stone Age with a cinematic masterpiece that has been making waves since its world premiere in London last year. We're thrilled to introduce **Andrew Cumming's** gripping feature, **THE ORIGIN**, which is set to enthral audiences at this year's festival. What's even more exciting? Andrew Cumming himself will be in attendance to witness American viewers experience his prehistoric thriller for the first time.
**About THE ORIGIN:**
In a world set 45,000 years ago, a small boat carries six desperate souls to the shores of a raw and desolate landscape. Starving and driven by desperation, they've crossed treacherous waters in search of a new home. Their first challenge? Finding shelter. With hope in their hearts, they venture across the unforgiving tundra, their eyes fixed on distant mountains harboring the promise of life-saving caves. But as darkness falls, anticipation morphs into fear and doubt, for they come to a chilling realization—they are not alone.
This festival sensation promises to be one of the standout experiences of Fantastic Fest 2023, taking you on an awe-inspiring journey to an ancient world filled with primal terror and survival instincts.
Stay tuned for more details on **THE ORIGIN** as we delve deeper into this thrilling cinematic adventure. Fantastic Fest is about to transport you to a time when survival was a daily battle, and the line between life and death was etched in stone.
Get ready to be captivated, horrified, and utterly mesmerized by **THE ORIGIN** at this year's festival. This is an experience you won't want to miss!
A small boat reaches the shores of a raw and desolate landscape. A group of six have struggled across the narrow sea to find a new home. They are starving, desperate, and living 45,000 years ago. First they must find shelter, and they strike out across the tundra wastes towards the distant mountains that promise the abundant caves they need to survive. But when night falls, anticipation turns to fear and doubt as they realize they are not alone.
Directed by Andrew Cumming
Written by Ruth Greenberg
Produced by Oliver Kassman
Starring Safia Oakley-Green, Kit Young, Chuku Modu, Iola Evans,
Arno Lüning, and Luna Mwezi