The relationship between Man and Dog goes back thousands of years ago with roots going back to the wolf. In Alpha, Leaders are born from survival, and Kodi-Smit McPhee finds himself alone and injured in his first hunt. Finding an unlikely ally a wolf, could this be the origins of a dog becoming a ‘Man’s Best Friend’? Watch the first International (UK) Trailer thanks to our comrades at Sony Pictures, just mind the cliff edge!
Everything looks solid here with the story very straight forward which makes the overall outcome a tad predictable with the dialogue, a little cheesy maybe laughable. That doesn’t mean this will be a bad movie, it’s not a movie that will run for awards, one that will run for an entertaining movie.
An epic adventure set in the last Ice Age. Europe, 20,000 years ago. While on his first hunt with his tribe’s most elite group, a young man is injured and left for dead. Awakening to find himself broken and alone – he must learn to survive and navigate the harsh and unforgiving wilderness. Reluctantly taming a lone wolf abandoned by its pack, the pair learn to rely on each other and become unlikely allies, enduring countless dangers and overwhelming odds in order to find their way home before the deadly winter arrives.
Alpha is directed by Albert Hughes and stars Kodi Smit-McPhee and Jóhannes Haukur Johannesson.The movie will be released in the UK and Ireland from 9th March 2018.