Z for Zachariah by Robert C. OBrienIs anyone out there?
Ann Burden is sixteen years old and completely alone. The world as she once knew it is gone, ravaged by a nuclear war that has taken everyone from her. For the past year, she has lived in a remote valley with no evidence of any other survivors.
But the smoke from a distant campfire shatters Anns solitude. Someone else is still alive and making his way toward the valley. Who is this man? What does he want? Can he be trusted? Both excited and terrified, Ann soon realizes there may be worse things than being the last person on Earth.
Z for Zachariah Official Trailer #1 (2015) - Margot Robbie, Chiwetel Ejiofor Apocalypse Drama HD
MOVIE REVIEW: Z for Zachariah
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Z for Zachariah is a post-apocalyptic science-fiction novel by Robert C. O'Brien that was published posthumously in The name Robert C. O'Brien was the pen name used by Robert Leslie Conly. After the author's death in , his wife Sally M. Conly and daughter Jane Leslie Conly completed the book guided by his notes. According to Sally Conly, Z for Zachariah was her husband's second novel intended for adults, following his science-fiction thriller A Report from Group
Let's just get it out of the way: Z for Zachariah , the new movie based on Robert C. O'Brien's novel, is nothing like its inspiration. Sure, there are some basic similarities between the two versions, but by and large, Z for Zachariah has major differences from the book it's based on. Spoilers ahead! For one thing, there's the addition of an entirely new character, Caleb Chris Pine , which may not seem like a big deal for some movies, but for one that revolves around the last remaining people on Earth, it's a pretty huge change. There's also Ann's age, the behavior of John, the fate of Faro — if you're a fan of O'Brien's beloved work, be prepared to see an adaptation that's very little like it. That said, that's not necessarily a bad thing.