France, 2014. 8 condemned to death prisoners are the contestants of a real TV show. They must find the exit of a disused military experiment factory infested with mutant zombies within 2 hours. Only the last survivor can win the game.
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The Seasoning House: where young girls are prostituted to the military. An orphaned deaf mute is enslaved to care for them. She moves between the walls and crawlspaces, showing the little kindnesses when she can. When fate brings the men that murdered her family and the reason she ended up in the whore house, a chain of events begins that will end her captivity, free the girls still alive in the ... See full summary »
France, year 2014. To resolve a problem of prison overpopulation, the new totalitarian government announces that it supports openly the production of a new real TV show. In this show, 8 condemned to death prisoners are selected and locked into a disused military experiment factory infested with mutant zombies. They must find the exit within 2 hours, but only the last survivor can leave the building, win the game and recover his freedom... Written by
This is not a long feature, only 24 minutes, but it's a very interesting film, made by a young french movie maker. I saw his interview, this guy is a movie buff, who loves B action flicks, and uses it in his own stuff. He has many references, for instance in this one, where we think of CUBE, SAW, Zombie movies - and they are many of them - and that's for our pleasure. This topic is in the today's fashion, including politic point of view, as Xavier Gens' FRONTIERES was about presidential elections, and the result is, I repeat a mix up between all these schemes. I also think of LA HORDE. It's typically french. With a very good frenchie ending, not in the American way. It's also a downbeat picture of the network system, reality shows and so on, all this crap...
Perhaps the characters should have been more described. But I know the film runs only 24 minutes.
Catch it, it's worthwhile. This young director deserves to succeed in his career.
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