This World Alone

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This World Alone
This World Alone Poster.jpg
Directed byJordan Noel
Written byHudson Phillips
Produced by
  • Terri Measel Adams
  • Hudson Phillips
  • Belle Adams
  • Lau'rie Roach
  • Carrie Walrond Hood
  • Sophie Edwards
  • Brandon O'Dell
CinematographyTrisha Solyn
Edited byJordan Noel
Music byWil Wright
Brothers Ray Productions
Distributed by1091 Pictures
Release dates
Running time
90 minutes
CountryUnited States

This World Alone is a 2018 science fiction drama film directed by Jordan Noel and written by Hudson Phillips. The film stars Belle Adams, Lau'rie Roach, Carrie Walrond Hood, Sophie Edwards, and Brandon O'Dell.


Three women are forced to survive once a cataclysmic event wipes out power all over the world.


  • Belle Adams as Sam
  • Lau'rie Roach as Dart
  • Carrie Walrond Hood as Connie
  • Sophie Edwards as Willow
  • Brandon O'Dell as Levi


Principal photography of the film was shot over ten days for $30,000[1] in Hiawassee, Georgia.[2]


This World Alone premiered at Rome Film Festival in 2018,[3] screened at Phoenix Film Festival[4] in 2019 and released on May 18, 2021. It was distributed by 1091 Pictures.[5]


Elisabeth Vincentelli at The New York Times said the film is "quietly thought-provoking."[6] Trent Neely at Battle Royale With Cheese claims it has "some new perspectives in the post-apocalyptic genre."[7] In a review at Moviejawn, Audrey Callerstrom said the ending falls apart and that the script and characters could be more polished.[8] Jessica Baxter at Hammer to Nail mentioned that the film is excellent, but that the tone of the film drags.[9] Film critic Dennis Schwartz gave the film a C+, stating "it needed more of something urgent to get me along for the journey."[10] Rachel Willis at UK Film Review gave it two stars, claiming the score and cinematography are the highlights.[11] The film won Best Narrative Feature at Oxford Film Festival in 2019.[12]


  1. ^ Pawsey, Carey-Ann. "This World Alone". Orca Sound. Retrieved 2022-07-24.
  2. ^ Stories. "Meet Hudson Phillips of Mirror Box Films in Roswell - Voyage ATL Magazine | ATL City Guide". Voyage ATL. Retrieved 2022-11-02.
  3. ^ Billington, Alex (2021-04-16). "New US Trailer for Post-Apocalyptic Survival Film 'This World Alone' |". Retrieved 2022-07-24.
  4. ^ Astell, Hal (2019-04-06). "2019 Phoenix Film Festival – Day 1". Nerdvana. Retrieved 2022-07-24.
  5. ^ Condit, Jon (2021-05-03). "Come of Age with THIS WORLD ALONE Available to Stream May 18". Dread Central. Retrieved 2022-07-24.
  6. ^ Vincentelli, Elisabeth (2022-02-18). "Five Science Fiction Movies to Stream Now". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2022-07-24.
  7. ^ Neely, Trent (2021-05-11). "This World Alone: Review (SPOILERS)". BRWC. Retrieved 2022-07-24.
  8. ^ Callerstrom, Audrey (2021-05-26). "THIS WORLD ALONE is uneven, but shows promising instincts". Moviejawn. Retrieved 2022-07-24.
  9. ^ Baxter, Jessica (2019-02-11). "THIS WORLD ALONE". Hammer to Nail. Retrieved 2022-07-24.
  10. ^ Schwartz, Dennis. "THIS WORLD ALONE – Dennis Schwartz Reviews". Dennis Schwartz Reviews. Retrieved 2022-07-24.
  11. ^ Willis, Rachel (2021-05-17). "This World Alone film review". UK Film Review. Retrieved 2022-07-24.
  12. ^ Alloway, Meredith (2019-03-18). "Oxford Film Festival 2019: Diverse New Voices in Faulkner Country | Filmmaker Magazine". Filmmaker Magazine. Retrieved 2022-07-24.

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