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Juan of the Dead

Dir: Alejandro Brugués

(Cuba 2011, 100 mins)

Cert: 18

“Juan of the Dead, we kill your beloved ones, how may I help you?”
Juan and his mate Lazaro spend most of their time fishing and drinking, but this slacker idyll is interrupted when a horde of zombies take over their Havana neighbourhood. Dismissed by the authorities as a Yankee plot, it quickly becomes clear that the threat is internal and our heroes find a new sense of purpose in wasting the undead. Similarities to certain British zombie comedies may not be coincidental, but Juan of the Dead has its own gung-ho spirit and represents a real change of gear for Cuban cinema.


Date :
March 17, 2012 @ 9:45 pm - 11:30 pm
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Event Tags:
comedy, Cuba, horror, Zombie
This event was part of Flatpack 6