TURBO KID: Destined to Be a Cult Classic

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Set in the post-apocalyptic year of 1997, TURBO KID is a retro-futuristic nostalgic tribute to 80’s action-adventure films. The films follows a teenager must face his fears and become a reluctant hero when he meets a mysterious girl named APPLE. Turbo Kid is a 2015 Canadian-New Zealand post-apocalyptic action horror comedy film written and directed by François Simard, Anouk Whissell and Yoann-Karl Whissell.  Official Selection at Sundance 2015Winner of SXSW Midnight Embarking  on an wasteland journey to rid  evil and save the girl of his dreams . Did we mention there is a little love twist. The cinematography is superb, and the production and  design is truy bitchin’.Turbo Kid” metaphorically says good things about the power reserves of our childhood – an inner superhero we can call upon when needed. At its heart, the film is a crazy and engaging postmodern pastiche of 80’s excess, setting its extreme sadism and gore alongside a great deal of sweetness and genuine charm.

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Munro Chambers…

The Kid

Laurence Leboeuf

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Munro Chambers as ‘The Kid’

AWARDS
Official Selection at Sundance 2015Winner of SXSW MidnightBest Feature/Audience Award  Audience Award Winner of FantasiaAudience AwardWinner of BIFAN Best DirectorsAward Winner of Fantaspoa Best Art Direction Award and
Watch the offical red band trailer below. TURBO KID is now available on VOD and in select theatres .

 

Born on All Hallow’s Eve with an affinity for things that go bump in
the night; his favorite horror movies include Psycho, Seven, The
Shining, and Silence of The Lambs. His music of choice is edgy,
has brains, a big heart and a giant middle finger.

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