"The most touching zombie film (short or otherwise) I've ever seen... This is The Road of zombie movies, and that's saying something for a genre that is often depressing. It's bittersweet, and if you don't take eight minutes out of your day to watch it, you're doing yourself a great disservice. It'll touch you, and not in the show-me-on-the-doll kind of way"
"By the end, I’m not ashamed to admit that I was actually fighting back tears—a response that I would never expect from any film featuring the flesh eating undead. And I suppose that’s really Cargo’s greatest accomplishment. This isn’t a zombie film. Rather, it’s a heartbreaking survival tale, more akin with The Grey than Night of the Living Dead. Australian directing duo Ben Howling and Yolanda Ramke have crafted something special here—a film that is about the triumph of human spirit amongst the unimaginably bleak"
"Beyond the smart twist of the genre concept, this moving short film from Ben Howling and Yolanda Ramke has a host of small touches that hit home without pouring sugar in the wound... The impact is powerful thanks to beautiful cinematography and the excellent execution of a clever concept"