Director: François Simard, Anouk Whissell, Yoann-Karl Whissell
Writer: François Simard, Anouk Whissell, Yoann-Karl Whissell
Cast: Munro Chambers, Laurence Leboeuf, Michael Ironside, Edwin Wright, Aaron Jeffery, Romano Orzari
Part of: /slash Filmfestival
Seen on: 22.9.2015
[Review by cornholio.]
It’s the future. The year is 1997. The world is a postapocalyptic wasteland. The Kid (Munro Chambers) lives alone in a bunker, scavenging to find things he can trade against food, water and comic books. The world around him is terrorized by Zeus (Michael Ironside), but so far the Kid has managed to stay under the rader. Then he meets Apple (Laurence Leboeuf) who simply enters his life and doesn’t go away anymore. When Apple gets snatched by Zeus’ men, the Kid teams up with the heroic Frederic (Aaron Jeffery) to save her.
Turbo Kid is an extremely sweet and fun film that is a love letter to 80s retrofuturism which makes it immensly enjoyable.