Locusts

Locusts

Locusts

Two estranged brothers become the target of an extortion scam in this Australian outback-set crime thriller directed by Heath Davis (Broke).

When tech entrepreneur Ryan Black (Ben Geurens, Reign) returns to his desert hometown for his father’s funeral, he’s reluctantly reunited with his ex-con brother (Nathaniel Dean, Alien: Covenant). But when the pair become the target of an extortion scam at the hands of violent local thugs, Ryan must resort to extreme measures.

2019Rating: MA15+, Strong coarse language85 minsAustralia
CrimeThrillerFestival & Independent
81%
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Reviews & comments

Slick outback thriller

This is a punchy suspense flick that follows the misadventures of a successful software businessman who gets unwillingly caught up in a blackmail scam at the hands of a bunch of smalltown crackheads. Not exactly a great advertisement for tourism Australia with roadkill, guns and oddball hustlers at every turn, this film is a fun outback ride with plenty of...

5.0
Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning Herald

press

It is, in short, very much a B-movie and, on this level, it’s watchable though never especially inspired.

2.0
Film Threat

Film Threat

press

This swarm of Locusts doesn’t particularly overwhelm. Hopefully, it takes Davis less than seven years to concoct a superior follow-up.

FilmInk

FilmInk

press

Inventively shot and highly entertaining

Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning Herald

press

It is, in short, very much a B-movie and, on this level, it’s watchable though never especially inspired.

2.0
Film Threat

Film Threat

press

This swarm of Locusts doesn’t particularly overwhelm. Hopefully, it takes Davis less than seven years to concoct a superior follow-up.

FilmInk

FilmInk

press

Inventively shot and highly entertaining

Slick outback thriller

This is a punchy suspense flick that follows the misadventures of a successful software businessman who gets unwillingly caught up in a blackmail scam at the hands of a bunch of smalltown crackheads. Not exactly a great advertisement for tourism Australia with roadkill, guns and oddball hustlers at every turn, this film is a fun outback ride with plenty...

5.0