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Dystopian 'Z' fails to deliver at the end

Dystopian 'Z' fails to deliver at the end

An intriguing set-up yields a disappointingly ponderous payoff in Craig Zobel's post-apocalyptic drama, "Z for Zachariah." Set in the aftermath of a nuclear holocaust, the film concerns a young rural American woman (Margot Robbie), fending for herself on her family's oddly unaffected farmstead. She forms a fragile bond with a scientist (Chiwetel Ejiofor) whom she nurses back to health from radiation sickness. SIGN UP for the free Indie Focus movies newsletter >> But the possibility that they're the last two people on Earth proves unfounded with the arrival of a mysterious, handsome stranger (Chris Pine), whose shaded motivations provide the decidedly...

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