Here is a trailer for an upcoming dystopian thriller titled Night Raiders, which deals with children who are forced to become soldiers and a resistance against government control.
The story is set in the year 2043, “in a dystopian future, a military occupation controls disenfranchised cities and post-war North America. Children are seen as possessing the regime that trains them to fight. A desperate Cree woman joins an underground band of vigilantes to infiltrate a state children’s academy and get their daughter back.
The movie is coming out Danis Goulet, who made her feature debut with the thriller. Goulet has previously directed a number of short films and worked as a consulting producer on the Canadian drama series, Trickster.
The film was inspired by Alfonso Cuarón Children of men and the military response to the Dakota Access Pipeline protest. There is also a commentary on the Canadian Indian housing school system. It is also explained that the film is a “parable about the situation of the First Nations, Night Raiders is a female-driven sci-fi drama about resilience, courage and love.
The film was produced by filmmaker Taika Waititi and it looks like a well made and interesting movie that tells a powerful story. Something worth watching. Night Raiders coming to theaters and on digital and On Demand on November 19, 2021. Watch the trailer and tell us what you think.