DAY 1, and the crash landing of an alien vessel on Efa’s farm begins the ghostly SHADOWS from another world hunt for human synapses to fuel their voyage home. Arrival of the mysterious MoD official, SMITH ,at the farm puts Efa at unease and she realises her daughter, GEM’s life is at risk if she doesn’t do something… Her maternal instinct and natural fight kick in! CALLIE and SAM’S rocky relationship is there for all to see in the youth hostel when Callie’s attention is temporarily diverted towards MARCUS. Callie fights against Sam’s control, and it becomes clear, too, that Marcus isn’t the push over Sam was hoping.
On DAY 2, Callie, Sam and Marcus emerge from their hiding place in a remote youth hostel to find that they’re the only survivors of a massacre by the alien invaders. With the Shadows’ electrical surge shutting down all digital communications, the trio heads out on foot for the nearest town. Using an old CB radio, Efa and Smith try and guide a nearby Army Unit to the farm for safety, despite a growing lack of trust between them.
DAY 3… Fear, suspicion and jealousy count for nothing. Efa and Smith struggle to make their unorthodox partnership work in order to guide in three backpackers and a military unit across the Brecon Beacons to the safety of Efa’s farm. That is… if the hikers’ twisted love triangle – or the Shadows – don’t finish them first. When the backpackers arrive at Efa’s farm looking for safety, she must choose between saving them and her own teenage daughter. Could it be the end of the world? Or… just the end of Efa’s world? Whatever she decides, one thing is certain… Blood will be shed.
3 Days on Planet Earth has been signed by SC Films International and is currently casting, with production due to begin later in 2018.
Read the Screen Daily announcement here.