DIR. Shinichiro Ueda
CAST. Harumi Shuhama, Kazuaki Nagaya, Mao, Takayuki Hamatsu
RUN-TIME. 96 MINS
£6.00 (£4.50 conc.)
A runaway hit in Japan and at festivals around the world, Shin'ichirô Ueda’s feature debut is a bright and breezy, laugh-out-loud zombie comedy that's more than just another zombie comedy - it's a film about never giving up, a father-daughter story and a film that will keep you guessing right up until the credits roll. In an abandoned water filtration plant allegedly used for human experiments by the military, a film crew is shooting a zombie horror film. But just as the director whips his actors into shape and calls for more fake blood, a real zombie apocalypse erupts. Shot with a cast of relative unknowns, an inventively disguised micro budget, a virtuoso, 37-minute opening single take and packed with meta movie references as satirical as they are affectionate, this high energy takedown of the Living Dead genre turns the zombie genre inside out and will restore your faith in comedy, zombies and independent cinema.
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